Classes meet on Zoom this Fall, with one exception. Participants must register in advance, and will receive the Zoom link for the class(es) they've signed up for by email the day before the class meets.
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Strategies for Developing a Diverse Staff and Board
September 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDTFree
In this class we will explore the benefits of and strategies for developing a diverse board and staff. We will discuss best practices in setting and reaching Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) goals in the workplace and on boards, including understanding our own biases and how those can prevent us from creating an inclusive workforce.
Jennifer Moyston has over 30 years of experience working in non-profit organizations, and has worked for the last eight years for the Town of Amherst, MA. The focus of her work is engaging in community outreach, workforce diversity initiatives, and professional development and training on topics related to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Amherst Survival Center, Amherst Neighbors, and the Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce Equity Task Force. Focused on DEI work as a pathway to necessary change, she provides integral support to town efforts to diversify the workforce, address racial inequalities, draft policy changes, and foster a culture where every individual of the organization feels a sense of belonging. Jennifer is a passionate, influential Diversity and Inclusion leader and change champion who engages and empowers a high performing workforce that we are all proud to be part of.