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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Strategies for Energy Leaders

February 7-8, 2023 | Online

Sponsored by EUCI

Click Here to register $1195.00

If you are unable to attend at the scheduled date and time, we make recordings available to all registrants for three business days after the event

Diversity, equity and inclusion are increasingly important in recruiting and retaining the high-quality workforce needed for the energy transition. Benefits of a diverse workforce include higher productivity, improved performance, increased creativity, and better decision-making. Leaders committed to serving diverse communities effectively should prepare themselves to address three critical challenges: creating a culture of inclusion, setting an expectation for inclusive leadership behavior, and aligning their company with equity issues faced by the communities they serve.

This course brings together thought leaders and energy industry experts for an immersive experience with self-assessment tools, activities, and case studies. 

Topics addressed include:

  • Creating a Culture of Diversity & Inclusion
  • Key Behaviors for Inclusive Leadership
  • Equity in the Workplace
  • Investing in Employee Growth
  • Mapping Out the Evolution of a DEI Initiative

Register now to attend the Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion: Best Practices for Energy Leaders course to gain actionable strategies to drive change and innovation for your company.

Learning Outcomes

This course will provide attendees an opportunity to:

  • Discuss the intersection of culture and communication
  • Explore best practices to make diversity and inclusion a priority
  • Discover how your own leadership behavior is perceived through assessment tools
  • Describe how to overcome challenges of unconscious bias and exclusionary behavior
  • Map out the evolution of inclusion and equity in your company
  • Acquire ways to measure success of diversity initiatives
  • Demonstrate how to design and implement DEI initiatives, based on case studies and energy sector experience
  • Assess the status of diversity in the energy sector and how we can move forward



9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. : CENTRAL TIME

9:00 – 9:30 a.m. :: Welcome, Opening Remarks & Introductions

9:30 – 10:45 a.m. :: Intercultural Development Inventory

  • Aggregated results, debrief and discussion

10:45 – 11:00 a.m. :: Short Break

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. :: Creating a Culture of Diversity & Inclusion

While the energy sector has made progress in diversity and inclusion, much more work is needed. The energy industry needs to adopt Diversity, Equity and Inclusion programs with action items and measurable results. Sustained diversity is the product of effective inclusion, and this requires not just highlighting principles in marketing campaigns, but systematically creating an internal company culture that supports and values them.

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. :: Lunch Break

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. :: Culture & Communication

It is important for leaders to use a developmental approach to cultivate cultural competence. During this session, instructors will utilize activities and tools to give insight into cross-cultural skills.

2:00 – 3:30 p.m. :: Key Behaviors for Inclusive Leadership

Leadership from the top is imperative when driving culture change in a large enterprise. Company leaders must establish direction and accountability, and most importantly, must lead by example. Instructors will reveal data from the earlier assessment and give best practices for development of cross-cultural and inclusive skills. This session is focused on removing barriers that impede increased diversity and inclusion of talent.

3:30 – 3:45 p.m. :: Short Break

3:45 – 4:45 p.m. :: Case Studies: An Overview of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiatives and Implementation Strategies

4:45 – 5:00 p.m. :: Open Q&A and Review



9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. : CENTRAL TIME


9:00 – 11:30 a.m. :: Developing Your DEI Toolkit

Instructors will share best practices and usable tools and strategies to map out the evolution of your diversity, equity, and inclusion plan. Topics covered include:

  • Aligning Initiatives with Strategic Goals
  • Diversity Hiring Strategies
  • Creating Employee Resource Groups: Employee resource groups ERGs) give employees an opportunity to meet like-minded people and share their culture and values.
  • Investing in Employee Growth: Maintaining diversity at the leadership and management levels can be a challenge. Providing growth opportunities to employees is an excellent strategy to increase leadership diversity and retention of key workers.
  • Auditing Your Internal Policies: Actionable steps to ensure polices, company handbooks, and job descriptions are inclusive to everyone, regardless of race, gender, or ability.
  • How to Measure Success

11:30 a.m.  – 12:00 p.m. :: Q&A and Discussion

12:00 p.m. :: Course adjourns


Trecia TK McLennon, CEO & Founder, Culturiousity

Trecia TK McLennon (she/her) is an educator, twice published author, communicator, coach and facilitator with a commitment to equity and to leaving the world better for future generations. With a background in corporate communications, knowledge management and learning, she has delivered results to organizations of all sizes and myriad industries.

TK has a BA in Communications (Windsor), an MBA (Aston UK), and certificates in Adult Training and Development (OISE), Intercultural Practice (ICI) and Human Rights Theory and Practice (Osgoode Hall Law). She’s a qualified IDI administrator and a certified training and development professional (CTDP). TK is also CEO and founder of Culturiousity, which delivers cultural competence development for healthy relationships, respect and results.