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To better align with Georgia Tech's Strategic Plan for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, IDEI will be offering a variety of workshops throughout the year that all staff and faculty can attend on a voluntary basis. These workshops will focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion topics such as implicit bias and intergroup dialogue techniques, among others. All workshops require registration.

Implicit Bias and Search Committees

This 90-minute workshop is geared toward research faculty, instructional faculty, academic professionals, and other staff members serving on search, hiring, and promotion committees. These workshops aim to increase awareness of the impact of implicit bias, understand the impacts bias can have on hiring, and learn strategies to mitigate bias.

  • Wednesday, August 16, 1:00 – 2:30 pm (Virtual)
  • Wednesday, September 6, 1:00 – 2:30 pm (Virtual)
  • Thursday, September 21, 10:00 –11:30 am (Virtual)
  • Wednesday, October 4, 1:00 – 2:30 pm (Virtual)
  • Monday, October 16, 10:00 – 11:30 am (Virtual)
  • Thursday, November 2, 1:00 – 2:30 pm (Virtual)
  • Tuesday, November 14, 10:00 – 11:30 am (Virtual)
  • Monday, December 4, 1:00 – 2:30 pm (Virtual)
  • Wednesday, December 13, 10:00 – 11:30 am (Virtual)

Implicit Bias and Workplace Dynamics

This 90-minute workshop is geared toward staff, research faculty, instructional faculty, academic professionals, and other members of the GT community to learn more about how implicit bias impacts workplace dynamics, such as performance reviews, office tasks, and an inclusive environment.

  • Wednesday, September 27, 1:00 – 2:30 pm (Virtual)
  • Monday, November 20, 1:00 – 2:30 pm (Virtual)

Brave Dialogues

This 90-minute workshop introduces participants to Intergroup Dialogue and the Brave Spaces framework. Participants will learn more about multipartial facilitation strategies and ways to create dialogue across differences. 

  • Tuesday, October 24, 1:00 – 2:30 pm (Virtual)
  • Tuesday, December 12, 1:00 – 2:30 pm (Virtual)

For the Greater Good

This 90-minute workshop creates a space for participants to reflect on their social identities and the intersection of identities. Participants will leave with an understanding of the terms Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Georgia Tech's strategic priorities. 

  • Monday, September 11, 10:00 – 11:30 am (Virtual)
  • Wednesday, November 8, 10:00 – 11:30 am (Virtual)

Addressing Microaggressions

This 90-minute workshop is open to faculty and staff to learn about microaggressions and strategies to address them. These workshops aim to increase awareness of the impact of microaggressions and enhance interpersonal dialogue skills to address microaggressions.

  • Thursday, October 12, 10:00 – 11:30 am (Virtual)
  • Thursday, December 7, 10:00 – 11:30 am (Virtual)



Kay Martinez, M.A. (they/them)
Director of Diversity and Inclusion Education and Training

Carese Tillman, M.A.  (she/her/hers)
DEI Training Generalist


In addition to our regularly scheduled workshops for faculty and staff, IDEI provides workshops and consultation for student organizations and academic units/departments on a limited basis by request only. To request a workshop or consultation, please complete the following form.