Diversity Awareness Partnership

RISE Program

Diversity Awareness Partnership-Columbia presents RISE – a leadership program for professional leaders of color.  This inaugural program began in February 2017 with the goal of equipping leaders with tools for success!

Communication & Code Switching

DATE: February 16, 2017
TIME: 3:00-6:00PM
LOCATION: SHELTER INSURANCE COMPANIES | 1817 West Broadway | Columbia, MO

  • Tips on how to better communicate in the workplace, email etiquette, methodologies for communicating with diverse audiences and how to frame language at work.

Personality & Leadership

DATE: April 27, 2017
TIME: 4:00-6:00PM
LOCATION: VETERANS UNITED HOME LOANS | 4115 S Providence Road | Columbia, MO

  • Focus on strengths and learn strategies for maximizing those strengths at work.

Cultural Competence

DATE: June 15, 2017
TIME: 4:00-6:00PM

LOCATION: COMMERCE BANK | 2000 Bernadette Drive | Columbia, MO

  • Understand the importance of cultural competence, how to practice cultural self-­awareness and the intent vs. the impact of words and behaviors.

Hot Button Issues

DATE: August 10, 2017
TIME: 4:00-6:00PM
LOCATION: SHELTER INSURANCE COMPANIES | 1817 West Broadway | Columbia, MO

  • Learn how to manage emotions at work when presented with problematic language and behavior and strategies for addressing that behavior.

Mentoring & Networking

DATE: October 19, 2017
TIME: 4:00-6:00PM
LOCATION: VETERANS UNITED HOME LOANS | 4115 S Providence Rd. | Columbia, MO

  • Examine why mentoring matters for both mentors and mentees, what an intentional mentor­/mentee matching looks like, and how to maintain the relationship with your mentor

Networking Mixer

DATE: December 7, 2017
TIME: 4:00-6:00PM
LOCATION: TBD

 

Registration for this program is now closed.