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Diversity Leaders Certification
Lead with a DE&I Lens

The Diversity Leaders Certificate Program is an informative program designed to equip business leaders with the necessary tools and resources to thrive in the diversity, equity and inclusion space. Through the Diversity Leaders Certificate Program, participants will gain a better understanding of how they can lead as an equity-centered leader and make a larger impact on our community.

Ideal Candidate

  • Hi-Potential/Early Leader
  • Manages a team or project
  • Multiple roles into their career

Applications for the 2022 class are now closed.

In 6 consecutive sessions, participants will:
Learn how to apply DE&I principles in everyday interactions with teams, customers, and suppliers
Understand how to make decisions that positively affect business goals and customer expectations
Engage with the community shareholders committed to DE&I
Create a DE&I vision for your organization by learning practical strategies and tools

About the Program

2022 Schedule

  • Monday, July 11 (9:00 – 11:00 a.m.):What is Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging? 
  • Monday, July 18 (9:00 – 11:00 a.m.):Different Types of Diversity in the Workplace
  • Monday, July 25 (9:00 – 11:00 a.m.)Affirmative Action vs. DEI
  • Monday, August 1 (9:00 – 11:00 a.m.)Setting Clear Goals for DEIB
  • Monday, August 8 (9:00 – 11:00 a.m.)Implications for Diversity
  • Monday, August 15 (9:00 – 11:00 a.m.)Lead Inclusively


Tuition for participants employed by Chamber member companies/organizations is $500.

Upon acceptance to the class, tuition is due in full by Monday, July 25, 2022. Tuition fee payments are final and are not refundable once the applicant has accepted their spot in the class.

Meet the Graduates

We are so excited to announce the graduates of the the Diversity Leaders Certificate Program! This program equipped business leaders with the necessary tools and resources to thrive in the diversity, equity and inclusion space.

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Staff Leads

Richard Waring
Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Grace Hamilton
Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion