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Celebrate with a course that inspires inclusion, free for a limited time

Learn to navigate crucial workplace conversations and create a safe space for inclusive conversations. Submit the form below by March 15 and we’ll give you a special promo code for the course on

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Are you ready to unlock the secrets of creating an equitable and innovative workplace where every voice matters?

If you have hesitated to discuss topics related to identity or experiences with marginalization, or you are aiming to enhance your allyship skills, this new course, How to Have Inclusive Conversations at Work, by Melinda Epler, provides the guidance you need.

Research shows the profound impact of empathy, trust, psychological safety, and belonging in the workplace – these are essential foundations for driving innovation, engagement, and productivity. The catalyst for achieving these positive business and team outcomes lies in cultivating regular, inclusive conversations.

Through this course, you will:

  1. Learn strategies to create a safe space for having inclusive conversations.
  2. Grow your cultural competence for having productive conversations about sensitive identity topics.
  3. Learn practical tips for addressing experiences with workplace exclusion.
  4. Strengthen your management expertise by building empathy, trust, and safety in times of change or uncertainty.
  5. Develop essential skills for responding to harmful, unsafe, or unproductive conversations.
  6. Explore the areas holding you back and create an action plan for your first conversation.

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Who this course is for:

  • Team members interested in having constructive conversations that increase engagement and belonging at work
  • Managers wanting to have meaningful conversations about identity and inclusion with their direct reports
  • Leaders wanting to address acts of exclusion or specific changes to the team like reorganizations, layoffs, or rapid growth

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Melinda Epler

About the instructor

Melinda Briana Epler has over 20 years of experience elevating brands and developing business innovation strategies for startups, Fortune 500 companies, and global NGOs. As CEO of Empovia, Melinda is a strategic diversity, equity, and inclusion advisor for executives, entrepreneurs, investors, and activists around the world. She is the author of How to Be an Ally and her popular TED talk, “3 Ways to Be a Better Ally in the Workplace,” reached one million views in the first 24 days of its release. She is also the host of the popular podcast series “Leading With Empathy & Allyship.”

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This offer is for a promo code (“Offer”). Offer expires on March 15th at 11:59 PM PT. Promo code must be redeemed by March 31st PT. Limited number of promo codes available and will be distributed based on time of form submission. Participants can expect to receive their code via email.

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