Resources

There is much to learn about equity in education, the workforce, and in our communities. We are each on a journey of discovery, and here we share resources from our journey to help others on theirs. 

Q&A

Your diversity, equity, and inclusion questions answered.

Webinars

On-demand complimentary webinars to help you learn.

Ideas

Read our blog posts for ideas, news and recommendations.

Tools

Explore tools that support action towards a more equitable and just world.

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Webinars

Nontraditional Careers in CTE and STEM

Nontraditional Careers in CTE and STEM

Nontraditional careers are any in which one gender represents less than 25% of the workforce. For example, women in engineering or men in nursing. When many of these careers are high-wage, and high-demand jobs, it is imperative that we remove barriers and increase the participation and completion of women and men in nontraditional educational pathways. This workshop equips educators with tools and strategies for recruitment and retention.

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Update Your Prescription

This curriculum about systems of oppression and color-blind racism is available as an in-person or virtual workshop. The recommended session length for this curricula is a half-day.

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Sticky Feedback is Best

This curriculum about motivation, learning, and feedback is available as an in-person or virtual workshop. The recommended session length for this curricula is a half-day.

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Unraveling Bias in the Brain

Unraveling Bias in the Brain

Do you know how prejudice, stereotypes, and bias work in the brain? In this on-demand webinar, “Unraveling Bias in the Brain,” you’ll explore how your brain can work against your best intentions and what you can do to be more kind and inclusive.

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Questions and Answers

Navigating diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) can be challenging. Helping ourselves and others to understand DEI topics can be even more challenging. That’s why we’ve created a Q&A section to help!  Many of our answers include short, and succinct illustrative animation videos. Let us know what you think, how you use these resources, and submit any questions you’d like answered. 

What is the best type of feedback? Sticky Feedback

What is the best type of feedback?

Feedback and support from others is a source of our self-efficacy — the belief we have in ourselves to accomplish a task. Using a simple formula, we can adjust our feedback to be a super-booster for self-efficacy in others, through what I call, “Sticky Feedback.” Check out this video to learn how you can better encourage others to reach their goals.

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What is implicit bias? Illustration Video

What is implicit bias?

Finding the egg would have won me a $1000 prize. Not finding the egg won me an egg once worth $1000, and a good anecdote for explaining schemas and implicit bias.

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What is the difference between equality and equity?

What is the difference between equality and equity?

Equality is when everyone gets the same, but equality isn’t reality. Equity compensates for systemic inequalities.​ It is an explicit effort to level the playing field with the goal of reaching equality. Watch this illustrative explanation video to learn more.

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Latest Posts

plan your work for today and every day then work your plan margaret thatcher quote image by engineer inclusion

Make a plan for equity and inclusion

Since it is the time of year when many of my clients evaluate goals, set new budgets, and generally plan, I want to provide tools and resources to help you initiate a process for centering equity and inclusion in your organization. To get started planning, two tools I like to use are the SOAR and SWOT analysis techniques.

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SWOT worksheet by Engineer Inclusion

What is a SWOT analysis?

SWOT analysis is a technique for assessing how internal and external factors help or harm your organization and is often used in strategic planning processes. In this post, you’ll learn about the four components of SWOT and be able to download a printable worksheet / digital form.

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SOAR worksheet by Engineer Inclusion

What is a SOAR analysis?

SOAR analysis is a strategic planning technique that helps organizations focus on their current strengths and opportunities and create a vision of future aspirations and results. In this post, you’ll learn about the four components of SOAR and be able to download a printable worksheet / digital form.

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introduce a girl to engineering day

Resources for Introducing Girls to Engineering

I’m thankful someone introduced me to engineering, and for all of the people along the way who encouraged me to persist. In honor of “Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day,” will you introduce a girl to engineering this week? Check out a list of resources to help.

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Virtual Learning Command Station

Best Practices in Virtual Learning

This post shares some of my observations, best practices, and tools for virtual learning. You’ll find a recorded recap from a virtual workshop (~45m), handouts, resources, references, and more.

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Are you brave enough to listen like Wonder Woman?

When we listen, we are more likely to learn about others’ experiences and increase our understanding of the need for equity and justice. In this post, I channel Wonder Woman as an inspiration for using our power for good, listening to others’ needs, and being brave and courageous in taking bold steps toward change. You’ll learn the three levels of listening and a helpful acrostic for practicing excellent listening skills.

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