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A multi-unit group supporting Cornell University's institutional diversity planning initiative.

2015-2016 Training

The 2015-2016 diversity training program offered self-guided learning opportunities as well as facilitated sessions.

Facilitated Training

Presentations given by ILR Associate Director for Diversity and Inclusion Cornell Woodson:

Self-Guided Training


  1. How ‘Privilege’ Became a Provocation,” by Parul Sehgal, New York Times July 14, 2015
  2. Who’s Being Left Out on Your Team,” by Carolyn O’Hara, Harvard Business Review, August 27 2014
  3. Workplace Bullying a Costly Epidemic in the Enterprise,” by Sharon Florentine,, November 7, 2014
  4. Breaking Bias – How to Reverse your Brain’s Worst Habit: Fear Less, Love More (PDF, 6 MB),” by Karin Evans, Mindful Magazine, August 2015
  5. People with ‘Invisible Disabilities’ Fight for Understanding,” heard on All Things Considered, NPR, March 8, 2015
  6. Difference Makes a Difference,” Workforce Diversity Network
  7. Leadership for a New Age (PDF, 359 KB),” by Jennifer Salopek, TD Magazine, June 2006
  8. Is everyone is a little bit racist?,” by Nicholas Kristoff, New York Times, August 27, 2014


  1. I’m Not Your Inspiration, Thank You Very Much,” Stella Young, TED Talks (via [9:16]
  2. ADHD as a Difference In Cognition, Not a Disorder,” Stephen Tonti, TEDx Talks (via YouTube) [13:37]
  3. Inclusion, Exclusion, Illusion, and Collusion,” Helen Turnbull, TEDx Talks (via YouTube) [13:16]
  4. How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Discussing Race,” Jay Smooth, TEDx Talks (via YouTube) [11:57]
  5. A Call to Men,” Tony Porter, TED Talks (via [11:13]
  6. Three videos:
    1. What is Unconscious Bias?,” Diversity Partners (via YouTube) [2:20]
    2. Fresh Definition of Diversity,” ‪Joe Gerstandt (via YouTube) [4:47]
    3. Cracking the Codes: A Trip to the Grocery Store,” Joy DeGruy (via YouTube) [3:48]


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