Becoming an Anti-Racist Leader: Strategies and Action Steps for a More Inclusive Workplace

Back by popular demand: Join the second offering of our four week course on how to incorporate anti-racism as a guiding principle in your leadership and organization.


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About the course

Join 4 virtual, one-hour sessions starting on August 26 at 10:30am PT / 1:30pm ET  to learn about how to become an anti-racist leader. Sessions continue on September 2, 9, and 16.

Each one-hour live session includes a lecture with remaining time for live Q+A with Dr. Harper and Dr. Walden. In between sessions, participants will receive supplemental materials through our learning path. Materials will include readings, videos, surveys, and reflection questions. 

This is an introductory course for leaders and individuals wanting to learn about systemic racism and how it is maintained, the meaning and importance of anti-racism, as well as organizational strategies for an inclusive workplace. Read the full course description

About the facilitators

Dr. A. Breeze Harper is a leading expert on diversity, equity, and inclusion having spent 15 years as a speaker and author focusing on anti-racism. Dr. Harper is a guest expert on an anti-racism podcast collaboration with Radical Candor author Kim Scott, and her most recent book, Scars, looks at how anti-racism and white allyship operate in multi-racial relationships. Breeze has a Ph.D. in the social sciences from U.C. Davis, an M.A. from Harvard, and a B.A. from Dartmouth.

Dr. Keegan Walden is Torch’s Co-Founder and COO. He has an extensive background in leadership development and in the measurement of leadership growth over time. He is also a biracial man with one Black parent and one White parent, and will share his own journey in grappling with his racial identity as it relates to an anti-racist way of life. Keegan has a Ph.D. and an M.S. in psychology from Northwestern, and a B.A. from Yale.

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