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Diversity Done Differently
Why Book Risha Grant?
- Founder & CEO of Risha Grant LLC, an award-winning diversity consulting and communications firm
- Has worked with governors, NBA teams, mayors, CEOs of Fortune 500 companies, as well others to reduce bias and further the understanding of diversity & inclusion.
Motivated by her passion to correct societal isms like racism, sexism, classism and plain old stupidism, it is Risha’s personal mission to expose the value of Diversity & Inclusion while shining a light on the economic impact it creates. From her race, gender and lifestyle choices, to growing a small business and tackling economic issues, every area of her life intersects diversity.
Founder & CEO of Risha Grant LLC, an award-winning diversity consulting and communications firm, as well as an edgy, educational and motivational speaker, author Risha Grant is an internationally renowned diversity, inclusion and bias expert. She covers these topics as NBC KJRH TV News 2 for You community correspondent and host of the JustUs series, through her Tulsa World column, Risha Talks, as a columnist for Black Enterprise Magazine and in her book, That’s BS! How Bias Synapse Disrupts Inclusive Cultures.
Featured in Forbes, The Financial Times, Off Script, Bloomberg Media, Black Enterprise, Radioactive Radio, Take the Lead Radio and WURD Radio among other podcasts, local and national media. Risha has also been awarded numerous honors such as being named a 2019 Top 100 HR Influencer by Engagedly, a 2018 Inclusive Leadership Award Winner and Entrepreneur of the Year in 2017.
Through her interactive keynotes and deep-dive training sessions, Risha teaches and empowers attendees with D&I tools to increase their bottom line and permission to get rid of their BS.
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Whether implicit or conscious, bias is the number one threat to humanity and any company’s success. If your company’s goal is to create cohesiveness within your organization, increase revenue, be innovative and/or elevate your reputation- the bias in your workforce and community is a roadblock. You know the problem. Permission:Granted is your answer.
Throughout this session, Risha allows attendees to authentically express their biases, while giving them easily applicable tools to get over them, however screwed up they may be. Although diversity can often be an uncomfortable topic, Risha’s approach helps attendees to easily understand the concept, without feeling bored or judged.
Risha Grant teaches Diversity & Inclusion through the lens of humanity using terms like BS or Bias Synapse as a way to explain our brain’s involvement in the processing and validation of bias.
Attendees will leave this talk with:
- An understanding of Diversity & Inclusion
- A thorough awareness of their biases
- A realization of how their biases originated
- A recognition of the symptoms and results of bias
- Tools to address bias internally and externally
- Tips to navigate the “hot spots” of workplace diversity
Building an inclusive culture is imperative to business success. Learn the keys to creating a culture that welcomes all employees, boosts retention and productivity. During this talk, Risha shares applicable tips and strategies to take your company’s culture to the next level.
Session includes:Keys to attract and retain top diverse talentStrategies to showcase how an inclusive culture provides a competitive advantageStuff she thinks is important (that you should write down) as you establish your inclusive culture
Companies need to know what to say and how to get diverse customers to buy their products and services. Why? Because business sustainability, competitive advantage, a constantly changing economy and $14 trillion in buying power. During this session, Risha will share with attendees the keys to effectively engaging various diverse groups and provide them with tips on how to create a diversity communications strategy for their company.
Attendees will leave this session understanding how to:
- Create a successful diversity communications plan of action
- Communicate to diverse audiences
- Market to diverse groups vs. mainstream audiences
Take this time of social distancing to unpack the BS in your organization, so that you can begin to build authentic relationships.
Risha Grant is ready for your virtual needs, let her host a live webinar for your employees with fun, engaging and interactive activities. You will receive three modules of training that help assess the cultural and organizational barriers blocking your employees and business from authentic change.
- Get Rid of the BS (Bias Synapse)
- Get Rid of the BS to Build an Inclusive Culture
- Microaggressions: Negative Messages, Positive Changes
In this three-step process, you’ll be able to identify, own, and confront your bias while learning to build an inclusive culture and understand the micro-aggressions that keep us irritated and frustrated with each other.
Along with LIVE Hosting, this webinar includes:
- PDF Downloads
- Course Terms
- Key Messages
- Reflection Questions