Leadership Academy: DEI and Volunteer Leadership
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Volunteer leaders are instrumental in implementing
ASHA's strategic focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). The wide
range of perspectives and backgrounds among members of most committees presents
a challenge and opportunity for volunteer leaders. Some feel unsure about how
to address issues associated with DEI. However, the multitude of voices,
perspectives, and experiences can result in highly effective committees and
outcomes when managed well. In this webinar, you will gain valuable insights on
specific practices you can use as a volunteer to create an inclusive and safe
environment to maximize your members’ engagement.
- Describe DEI as a lever for more productive volunteer engagement and impact
- Explain practices for creating psychological safety, including recognizing and addressing microaggressions and domains of privilege
- Explain how to facilitate sensitive discussions based on a growth-focused model (ADVANCE), especially around race
about what you learned and report on the Completion Form how you will use your