Connecting the Invisible Dots - Dr. Dwinita Mosby Tyler





Primary Competency

Leadership and Systems Thinking Skills

Dr. Dwinita Mosby Tyler “connects the dots” between diversity, inclusion, equality and equity to help audiences understand and apply an equity approach to their work. Drawing from her personal and professional experiences, Dr. Dwinita Mosby Tyler makes relevant the importance of inclusion and equity to creating effective social change. Highlighting how we must develop a process for equity leaders and allies to work together. Topics covered include diversity fatigue, bias, terminology, and social power. For public health practitioners and leaders, this keynote provides thought-provoking coverage of equitable issues and tools to use as you build equity and dismantle systems of inequity.

This is a recording of Dr. Dwinita Mosby Tyler's keynote from the 2018 Shared Risk and Protective Factors Conference

Learning Objectives

After watching this video, participants will be able to:

•    Understand and recognize diversity fatigue

•    Define the difference between Equity & Equality and Diversity & Inclusion

•    Understand biases and the 2 types of fear that contribute to them

•    Identify Five Bases of Social Power, which power bases you operate from, and which are most important when building a system of equity

Length of Learning Opportunity
53.5 minutes
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Presenter(s) and/or Content Experts
Dr. Dwinita Mosby Tyler is the Chief Catalyst and Founder of The Equity Project, LLC – an organization designed to support organizations and communities in building diversity, equity and inclusion strategies and The HR Shop, LLC - a boutique human resources firm designed to support non-profits and small businesses. She is the former Senior Vice President and Chief Inclusion Officer for Children’s Hospital Colorado – the first African American woman to hold that position in the organizations 100+ year history. She is also the former Executive Director of the Office of Human Resources for the City and County of Denver – the first African American woman to hold that position in the 63+ year history of the agency. Dr. Dwinita Mosby Tyler, a consultant accredited by the Georgetown University National Center for Cultural Competence, is nationally recognized for her equity work with non-profit, community, government and corporate organizations.

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