Engaging and Retaining Diverse Talent

The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Series is generously sponsored by Vanderbilt University.

Does your nonprofit reflect the people that it serves? Are you having trouble recruiting and retaining diverse talent into your organization?

This workshop gives participants tools for recruiting, engaging,and retaining diverse talent for your organization. Participants will learn how diversity positively impacts organizations, and why organizations benefit from inclusive environments. This course will provide a brave place for discussions on equity and inclusion to evaluate where your organization is on its path toward inclusion. Learn what to do (ex. embrace inclusive culture values,diverse hiring panel, etc) and what not to do (i.e. tokenize minorities,abusing quotas, etc).

Topics Addressed: organizational culture, diversity, communication,developing others, cultural competence

Level: Introductory course

Who should attend?

  • Nonprofit professionals in HR roles and leadership roles.
  • Anyone interested in learning more about workplace diversity.
  • CNM Members working toward their Leadership Development certificate

Method of Facilitation: group discussion, presentations, case studies

This work will amplify the impact of nonprofits by helping participants:

  • Learn why diversity, equity, and inclusion are important in any organization.
  • Identify and define their organizational culture and values, and how to make them more inclusive.
  • Identify recruitment strategies for their organization.
  • Work with peers to build relationships and learn how to successfully leverage diversity and increase inclusion

Candace Warner
June 12, 2019; 9:00 AM to June 12, 2019; 3:00 PM
End Date
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
$130.00 for Members; $215.00 for nonmembers; $130.00 for students

Subject Area(s)
Center for Nonprofit Management
Other Details
Lunch Included


This workshop has already started and registrations are no longer being accepted. If you are interested in taking this course, please refer to the list below to find another time with the course will be offered.

This workshop is not currently offered at any other times.