In this time in history when the entire world has shifted its focus to becoming more diversity, equity and inclusion sensitive, it is important for businesses to provide the required support that Black, Indegenous and People of Colour (BIPOC) and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ+) communities need.
While businesses are worried about their bottom line, Marva Wisdom sheds light on the need to go beyond concerns about the growth and to focus on the emotional and overall well-being of its people, even if work relations have become virtual.
Marva Wisdom is a committed leader who believes in the importance of building inclusive spaces that help to foster a sense of belonging. She established Wisdom Consulting in 2007 with a focus on leadership, engagement, diversity and inclusion. She has designed and led numerous, large and small group sessions for public private and not for profit sectors, locally, nationally and internationally.
In this podcast, she offers insights into how businesses can do the following:
In this episode, Marva also highlights the Guelph Black Heritage Society and their upcoming #ChangeStartsNow Anti-Racism Summit—an Anti-Racism project aimed at preventing and responding to racism in Guelph and Wellington County. By developing community resources and capacity to educate the community about racism, local Black history, members of the public can prevent racism and hate crime.
Ready to reconnect with your community in more meaningful ways? Tune in to find out how.