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To better align with Georgia Tech's Strategic Plan for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, IDEI will be offering a variety of workshops throughout the year that all staff and faculty can attend on a voluntary basis.

These workshops will focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion topics such as workplace dynamics, search committee best practices, intergroup dialogue techniques, among others. All workshops require registration.

Search Committee Best Practices

This 90-minute workshop is geared toward research faculty, instructional faculty, academic professionals, and other staff members serving on search, hiring, and promotion committees. These workshops aim to increase awareness of the impact of lived experiences, understand the impacts these experiences can have on hiring, and learn strategies to mitigate bias.

  • Monday, December 4, 1:00 – 2:30 pm (Virtual)
  • Wednesday, December 13, 10:00 – 11:30 am (Virtual)

Workplace Dynamics

This 90-minute workshop is geared toward staff, research faculty, instructional faculty, academic professionals, and other members of the GT community to learn more about how lived experiences impacts workplace dynamics, such as performance reviews, office tasks, and an inclusive environment.

  • Monday, November 20, 1:00 – 2:30 pm (Virtual)

Brave Dialogues

This 90-minute workshop introduces participants to Intergroup Dialogue and the Brave Spaces framework. Participants will learn more about multipartial facilitation strategies and ways to create dialogue across differences. 

  • Tuesday, December 12, 1:00 – 2:30 pm (Virtual)

For the Greater Good

This 90-minute workshop creates a space for participants to reflect on their social identities and the intersection of identities. Participants will leave with an understanding of the terms Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Georgia Tech's strategic priorities. 

Addressing Microaggressions

This 90-minute workshop is open to faculty and staff to learn about microaggressions and strategies to address them. These workshops aim to increase awareness of the impact of microaggressions and enhance interpersonal dialogue skills to address microaggressions.

  • Thursday, December 7, 10:00 – 11:30 am (Virtual)


Kay Martinez, M.A. (they/them)
Director of Diversity and Inclusion Education and Training

Carese Tillman, M.A.  (she/her/hers)
DEI Training Generalist


In addition to our regularly scheduled workshops for faculty and staff, IDEI provides workshops and consultation for student organizations and academic units/departments on a limited basis by request only. To request a workshop or consultation, please complete the following form.