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DEI Workshop: Getting Buy-In for the DEI Work

DEI Workshop: Getting Buy-In for the DEI Work

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 (9:00 AM - 10:30 AM) (EST)


Getting Buy-In for the DEI Work 

This interactive course is designed for West Coast Chamber leaders and organizations who value diversity and desire to create inclusive cultures. Participants will walk away with practical strategies for how to obtain buy-in from leaders and other key stakeholders across the organization. They'll also learn the difference between "calling in" vs "calling out" as a strategy for getting buy-in. The session will include a “Getting Buy-In” Cheat Sheet filled actionable best practices.

This is an interactive session. Be prepared to have your video cameras on and to share. See you there!


Dr. Sandra Upton

Founder and Chief DEI Strategist, Upton Consulting

Dr. Sandra Upton is Founder and Chief DEI Strategist with Upton Consulting Group (UCG), an innovative team of strategists who work with DEI professionals and organizations around the globe to design and implement proven strategies that create inclusive work environments. Using a research-based change management framework and culturally intelligent strategies, UCG supports organization’s efforts to create behaviors and systems that support diverse, equitable and inclusive work environments. They have worked with organizations such as Starbucks, Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Saks Fifth Avenue, Amway, Spectrum Health Systems, Bissell, SpartanNash, McDonalds, Perrigo, Harvard, MIT, University of Michigan, just to name a few.

She and her husband Robert are the proud parents of two amazing adult children, Alexis and Devin.

More information on UCG can be found at


Members: $20

Non-Members: $30


Zoom Virtual Meeting - access link will be sent via email confirmation

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Wednesday, January 25, 2023 (9:00 AM - 10:30 AM) (EST)
Leading Edge Educational Workshop
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
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