Back to all events Breaking Barriers: Creating an Inclusive Startup Culture Host: NYU Entrepreneurial Institute
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Want to learn how to forge an #inclusive #startup culture? Gain tools for #diversity, inclusive leadership & bias mitigation.

Breaking Barriers: Creating an Inclusive Startup Culture

Dive into the realm of fostering diversity and inclusivity within your startup with the "Breaking Barriers" workshop. Designed to empower student startup founders, this session will equip you with the tools and insights needed to cultivate an inclusive culture that drives innovation and success.

In just a short time, you'll gain:

  • Understanding Inclusivity: Delve into the importance of diversity and inclusion in today's entrepreneurial landscape.
  • Inclusive Leadership: Learn how to lead with empathy and create an environment where every voice is valued.
  • Mitigating Bias: Explore strategies to identify and overcome unconscious biases that can hinder growth.
  • Building Diverse Teams: Discover techniques for recruiting, retaining, and promoting a diverse team of talents.
  • Innovation through Diversity: Understand how an inclusive culture fuels creativity and sparks innovative solutions.

About the speaker: Dr. Fadia Nordtveit combines academic, entrepreneurial, and creative expertise to advance Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Belonging and Sustainability (DEIBS) in various sectors and contexts. Dr. Fadia is the founder of collaborative-ly, a company that provides research, talks, workshops and trainings on DEIBS. Dr. Fadia’s has created a system of business inclusion called the Inclusive Business Model Canvas (IBMC) that aids in building an inclusive foundational structure. Dr. Fadia is an Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) administrator and incorporates this method of developing cultural competency in her work. Dr. Fadia is a monthly contributor on the topic of DEIBS in the workplace at NBC's Mass Appeal. Dr. Fadia is the producer of a video podcast called Talking Out Of Line that highlights DEIBS trailblazers from diverse industries. Dr. Fadia is Assistant Professor of Communications at Springfield College and holds a part-time Faculty, Researcher and Consultant position at New York University. She is the Co-Editor of an academic special issue journal on DEIBS in collaboration with University of Milan. Dr. Fadia has served on numerous DEIBS committees in a variety of universities and organizations. Her work has been featured in Financial Times, Medium, Mass Appeal, Authority, to name a few outlets.

The NYU Entrepreneurial Institute provides reasonable accommodations to people with disabilities. Requests for accommodations for events and services should be submitted at least two weeks before the date of the accommodation need. Please email entrepreneur@nyu.edu for assistance.

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When & Where
Wed, April 10, 2024
4:00 PM ‐ 5:00 PM
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NYU Entrepreneurial Institute (Leslie eLab)
16 Washington Place Lean Launchpad Room
New York, NY 10003
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