This course will introduce a variety of models of individual, cultural and social group identities, focusing on some of the more contemporary frameworks for understanding differences. Attention will be placed on the importance of power dynamics in Diversity and Inclusion work, as well as helping participants develop skills and competencies related to the complexity of social identity group memberships and world view differences in the 21st century.
At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
- Critically evaluate and apply common models of identity used in diversity and inclusion initiatives.
- Assess the impact of group identity on D&I initiatives
- Develop an understanding of the importance of self as an agent of change in diversity and inclusion work.
Enrollment in this course is restricted. Students must submit an application and be accepted into the Certificate in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in order to register for this course.
Current Georgetown students must create an application using their Georgetown NetID and password. New students will be prompted to create an account.