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Engineering Seminar: Robert Wilson, Culture Shift Team

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Friday, September 9, 2022 3pm

27 Graves Place, Holland, MI 49423-3617

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Mastering Inclusion in 20 Words or Less:”  by Robert Wilson, Culture Shift Team

The world is changing dramatically and our struggle to respect one another's perspectives is harming the most sacred tenors of our organizations, campuses, and society as a whole. Why is diversity and inclusion so important to our communities? What is holding us back from creating truly inclusive spaces? How do we overcome our own biases? Learn how to truly master inclusion ... in twenty words or less.

Learning Objectives:

By the end of the presentation, participants will be able to:

1. Define diversity and inclusion for a new generation of leaders.

2. Disarm the diversity and inclusion de-railers; stereotypes, unconscious bias, and majority privilege.

3. Elevate your learning and workspaces by leveraging the diversity in your community and creating and sustaining an inclusive environment to live and work.

Bio: Culture Shift Team founding partner, Robert Lawrence Wilson, leads CST’s Diversity, Inclusion and Equity division. With more than 15 years of experience in diversity management, multicultural marketing, customer experience strategy, and leadership development, Robert develops comprehensive strategy and training for corporations, non-profit organizations, higher education, and government agencies. In addition to overall inclusion strategy, Robert also provides racial equity strategy and deployment expertise. 

Robert served in executive roles at Nissan North America, including Nissan's director of Customer Experience and Nissan’s first director of Diversity and Inclusion where he developed and led Nissan's diversity practice, spanning Nissan's operations in North and South America, as well as a multicultural marketing strategy.

​Has served on the leadership boards of non-profit organizations promoting greater access to quality education for our nation's most at-risk student populations. Robert is the co-founder and executive director of the Tennessee Diversity Consortium and serves as an adjunct professor in Vanderbilt University's Leadership and Organizational Performance program. Robert holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Michigan and a master’s degree in business administration from Duke University.


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