Belonging & Inclusion Resources

At the Isenberg School of Management, we are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive, and welcoming environment for our students, faculty, and staff. Through diversity and inclusion, we promote the exchange of varying perspectives and the inclusion of different experiences, which prepares our students to lead in an increasingly global market.

For graduates to succeed and ultimately lead in our increasingly diverse and global business world, they must have a broad range of intercultural experiences. Immersive experiences are critical for our students to gain the perspectives and expertise they need to be leaders. We are committed to advancing an inclusive community at Isenberg, creating a better learning environment and workplace for all. Log in to set up your preference to be notified when new diversity & inclusion content becomes available.

How This Insurance Professional Is Giving Back to the Hispanic Community

For Jonathan Quiñónez, his work isn’t merely a way to earn a paycheck; it’s a vital platform to uplift and empower underrepresented and underserved communities. His determination to make a difference is one of the reasons why he initially pursued …

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Minority Mental Health in the Workplace

Between the lasting effects of a global pandemic, the fight for racial justice, and economic uncertainty, to say that the past few years have been challenging is an understatement. As many of us continue to return to the office, acknowledging the …

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How to Be an Active Ally to Black Women at Work

Ally” is a popular word in the workplace these days as people seek to put action behind the pledges of racial justice and equality that many organizations have made. Often, people use the term allyship to refer to a general …

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4 Tips for When You’re the Only Person of Color in Your Office

Learn how to thrive in the workplace, even if you’re the only person of color in your work environment.

Read the full article for Natasha Nurse’s strategies.

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5 Ways to Develop and Groom Executive Leaders With Diverse Backgrounds

Embracing diversity isn’t just for making your company look good in the public eye. It encourages creativity, creates room for different views, and makes it easier to solve problems.

Creating a diverse executive team is a perfect way to make …

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The Stonewall Center – UMass Amherst

The mission of the Stonewall Center is to provide support, resources, programming, and advocacy for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, …

Practical Advice for Transgender and Nonbinary Folks Navigating the Job Search (The Muse)

The job search can be stressful for anyone. You have to find a company you like offering a position you’re …

Real-World Work Experience

Check out these 5-6 hour virtual work programs with Fortune 500 companies. These programs are free and can become part of your resume or even lead to a job interview!

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Developing Cross-Cultural Intelligence

Taught by Tatiana Kolovou
Being able to work across cultures is an increasingly necessary skill for all employees. Communications expert Tatiana Kolovou helps you…

Skills for Inclusive Conversations

Taught by Mary-Frances Winters
Organizations reap the benefits of diversity—when employees bring their whole, authentic selves to work. Diverse teams are more productive, innovative,…

UX Foundations: Accessibility

Taught by Derek Featherstone
The Internet has removed many obstacles to communication and interaction. However, when websites, technologies, or tools are poorly designed, they…

Inclusive Selling: Selling Across Culture, Race, and Gender Differences

Taught by Meridith Powell
How does diversity shape what your clients need from a sales relationship? Find out what can happen when you invest…

Supporting the Whole Self at Work, a Diversity and Inclusion Imperative

Taught by Big Think
Even as modern organizations make strides towards creating more inclusive work environments, many still have a significant gap between stated…

Sustainable DEI: Taking Action as an Individual, Team, and Organization

Taught by Karen Jaw-Madson
Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging efforts often get started with enthusiasm and speed, but many may stall or fail along…

Equity First: The Path to Inclusion and Belonging

Taught by Mary-Frances Winters
Equity is a very important concept in today’s workplace. In this course, instructor Mary-Frances Winters helps you gain a better…

Fostering Belonging as a Leader

Taught by Sanyin Siang
Employee expertise and imagination are your company’s most powerful assets. And research has shown that a sense of psychological safety…

Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging

Taught by Pat Wadors
Diversity is having a culture that values uniqueness: people of different backgrounds, cultures, genders, and races. Inclusion means inviting diverse…

Becoming an Ally to All

Taught by Kenji Yoshino
All organizations face barriers to diversity and inclusion, such as implicit bias and stereotyping. One key solution to these challenges…

Uncovering Your Authentic Self at Work

Taught by Kenji Yoshino
Despite decades of diversity and inclusion efforts, people sometimes feel forced to choose between being included and being themselves. Join…

Dealing with Microaggression as an Employee

Taught by Toni Howard Lowe
In this course, Toni Lowe, a sought-after speaker and senior HR leader specializing in diversity, inclusion, equity, and belonging, teaches…

Inclusive Mindset for Committed Allies

Taught by Dereca Blackmon
What does it mean to become a true ally? This question is more relevant now than ever. True allies start…

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

Taught by Carolyn Goerner
Those who experience imposter syndrome often believe they are inferior to others or have faked their way into positions despite…

Communicating Across Cultures

Taught by Tatiana Kolovou
To succeed in a cross-cultural business setting, it’s important to understand the differences in how people communicate. Language isn’t the…

Unconscious Bias

Taught by Stacey Gordon
View Stacey’s LinkedIn Newsletter We’re all biased. Our experiences shape who we are, and our race, ethnicity, gender, height, weight,…

Professional Organizations

Learn about and maybe even join a professional organization in your industry. Professional organizations sponsor conferences, publish articles and magazines, and sometimes
offer networking events relevant to your industry and special interests.

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