Startup

Bridging Belonging

For women, queer and trans friends

asked to lead inclusion strategies for their company. 

8 weeks. Bi-weekly Zoom Calls.  Confidential, Thought Partnership and Planning.  

 

NEXT CONTAINER FALL 2021 | LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE!

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Being asked to build a strategy for diversity, equity and inclusion at your organization can be daunting.  Bridging Belonging offers connection, community and support with other corporate

individuals doing this work.

 

As your Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Coach & Thought Partner,

we will work with to:

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Understand where you are with diversity, equity and inclusion so we can help your organization get there too.

 

Realize what your organization is doing right..and wrong and develop a strategy to fix it!

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Establish a plan, take action and be accountable.

Gain support in bi-weekly group coaching calls and build community with others in the same situation.

Whether you're just getting started building a strategy, or don't even know where to start, this will be a place to build connection, offer support and lean on community.

Contact me so I can learn more about your organizations goals!

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Logistics

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  • Guidance and support in a small group setting. 

  • Weekly 60 minute group Zoom calls 

  • Action items to start outlining your DEI strategy for your organization.

  • Resources that you can take back and implement/share at your organization to help other leaders become more accountable.

  • Printed workbook to help guide you along in documenting your strategy.

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Meet Your Coach

Heidi Duss is a Human Resources Leader who has built her career and expertise in the areas of diversity, equity and inclusion, organizational culture, and recruitment and talent management. She has worked with organizations of all sizes, from startups to Fortune Global 500 companies in recruitment, insurance, finance, technology, and marketing.

 

As the Founder and Chief Consultant of Culturescape Consulting, Heidi provides thought leadership, strategic planning and creative solutions to her clients that help foster more equitable and inclusive workplaces. She is a Course Facilitator for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Certification courses at Cornell University.

 

Heidi received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, along with a Certification in Human Resource Management. She also completed Deep Diversity Institute and Facilitator Lab, and holds additional certifications in Leadership and Diversity Recruitment.

 

Heidi serves on the Board of Directors for OPEN – Out Professional Engagement Network and is actively involved in her community. In 2019, she was awarded Advocate of the Year by the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber and was one of Brava Magazine's 2020 Women to Watch.

 

Heidi is a true believer that we should all be able bring our best and authentic selves to a workplace that champions safe spaces for all identities.

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What does working with Heidi look like? 

You are in the driver seat. Ultimately, it is up to you how far this program takes you. I will be there for you to coach and advise you and to provide learning opportunities and action steps. 

 

Coaching will be a place where you can ask all your questions, think through your ideas, and make plans before putting them into action in your work or life.  The group will be a safe space to learn from others and share ideas!

If you’re ready to dive in and a build a better belonging at your organization, join us and let's get started creating impact! 

TESTIMONIALS

"Heidi was thoughtful with feedback and suggestions which I can incorporate into my work. This was very beneficial."

"Heidi is honest and thoughtful. She made me think about what I had written and gave me new ideas."

"Heidi is empathetic & open-minded...definitely exceeded my expectations! She is thought-provoking. I liked her communications throughout the course keeping us on track."