Jun 29, 2021
How can emergency management (EM) change? Include different kinds of staff? Better serve diverse communities? Join this Multi-Hazards episode as Chauncia Willis, Co-Founder and CEO of the Institute for Diversity and Inclusion in Emergency Management (I-DIEM) and seasoned EM practitioner herself, shows us the joys and benefits of making Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) part of every aspect of Emergency Management! Don’t miss this episode!
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Chauncia Willis Bio
Chauncia Willis is a certified Professional Coach, Cultural Diversity expert and Emergency Manager. My expertise includes disaster management, national security event planning, leadership coaching, immigrant and refugee outreach, as well as diversity, equity and inclusion training. In my role as CEO for the Institute for Diversity and Inclusion in Emergency Management, I am entrusted to lead the effort to integrate equity into all facets of disaster policy, programs, and practice with the goal of increasing cultural competence and mitigating the harmful impacts of bias on underserved groups.
Chauncia's new book is called Stretching: The Race towards Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in America. It's is an audacious book about America’s history of racism and discrimination and the current evolution that the country is experiencing. To survive as a nation, America must stretch beyond its past towards a more diverse, equitable and inclusive future. Order it here: https://chauncia.com/stretching/
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