About this courseSkip About this course
In this course, we explore the concepts of racism, intersectionality, and “Emotional Tax” that research shows underrepresented racial and ethnic groups can and often do experience on a daily basis both in and out of work. Emotional Tax—the combined effect of being on guard to protect against bias; feeling different at work because of gender, race, and/or ethnicity; and the associated effects on health, well-being, and ability to thrive at work—is often acutely painful. Develop the inclusive leadership skills, foundational insights, points of self-reflection, and action plan to take the first steps to reduce the negative impact of exclusion and unfair treatment in the workplace and beyond. * * ~~~~
What you'll learnSkip What you'll learn
- Explore the anti-racism concepts and intersectionality and the role they play in workplaces and society.
- Understand what Emotional Tax is, its impact on underrepresented racial or ethnic groups, and the importance of fostering an inclusive workplace.
- Listen to and learn from the cross-cultural research and experiences of global scholars and experts.
- Identify actions you can take to address racial inequities in your workplace and community
Part 1: Exploring our Identities
Begin reflecting on aspects of your identity, including your racial or ethnic identity, and the lived experiences you bring to work.
Part 2: Introducing the Concepts:
Explore the concepts of anti-racism, intersectionality and why each matters.
Part 3: Understanding Emotional Tax Research and Experiences:
Learn about Emotional Tax and its associated effects on health and well-being. Explore Catalyst’s “Listen-Learn-Link Up-Lead” framework and how practicing inclusive behaviors creates opportunities for people to feel valued and respected.
Part 4: Cross-Cultural Perspectives and Action Planning
Listen to and learn from cross-cultural research and experiences of global scholars. Identify actions you can take to address racial inequities in your workplace. * * ~~~~
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