CDI Training and Education

The Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) offers a catalog of interactive and experiential trainings and workshops designed to increase participants’ knowledge, awareness, and understanding of the selected topic in efforts to strengthen Washington University’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Our staff work with requestors to best tailor each offering to meet participant needs.

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Training Opportunities

The Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) will host open training sessions each month. Please note that the topics, dates, and times will vary but check back regularly to see what is available. While our training primarily focuses on student development, they are open to undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff, as well as community members. Please RSVP to receive the Zoom link for these virtual sessions.

Summer 2021 Opportunities


CDI Book Club Meeting

July 12, 2021, 6 p.m. CST

Implicit Bias Training

July 21, 2021, 4 p.m. CST

CDI Book Club Meeting

July 26, 2021, 6 p.m. CST

Allyship and Advocacy Training

July 30, 2021, 11:30 a.m. CST

RSVP for any July 2021 Opportunities

June 2021

Interracial Dating and Marriage Dialogue

June 10, 6:30 p.m. CST

Loving Watch Party

June 11, 6:30 p.m. CST

Guidelines for Dialogue Workshop

June 15, 12:00 p.m.

CDI Book Club Meeting

June 21, 6:00 p.m. CST

CDI Book Club Meeting

June 28, 6:00 p.m. CST

Sex, Gender and Sexual Orientation Workshop

June 30, 12:00 p.m. CST

RSVP for June 2021 Opportunities

Spring 2021 Opportunities


Code-Switching featuring Chealsea Fox

April 2, 2021, 11:30 a.m.

Dissecting Implicit Bias

April 9, 2021, 4:00 p.m.

Cultural Humility and Coalition Building

April 14, 2021, 5:30 p.m.

Oppression Olympics

April 22, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

RSVP for any April 2021 Training Session


Sex, Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation

March 16, 2021, 12 p.m. CST

Performative Allyship (Theme: Me Too Movement)

March 8, 2021, 5:30 p.m. CST

Identity Development and Intersectionality

March 17, 11:30 a.m. CST

Managing Implicit Bias

March 25, 5:30 p.m. CST

RSVP for Any March 2021 Training Session


Managing Unconscious Bias

Monday, February 8, 12 p.m. CST RSVP

Inclusive Recruitment

Thursday, February 11, 11:30 a.m. CST RSVP

Performative Allyship

Wednesday, February 17, 5:30 p.m. CST RSVP

Understanding Intersectionality

Tuesday, February 23, 3:30 p.m. CST RSVP

Educational Programs

Spring 2021 Opportunities


a conversation around deafness

April 15, 2021, 4 p.m.

Break the Glass Series: Featuring Left Bank Books Co-owner Kris Kleindeist

April 20, 2021, 5:30 p.m.

CDI Book Club Meeting

April 28, 2021, 5:30 p.m.

RSVP for any April 2021 Educational Program


Hidden Figures Watch Party

Friday, March 26, 2021, 6:30 p.m. CST
Link to watch party will be shared with registered attendees the day of the event.

Pursuing a Career in STEM Panel Discussion

Saturday, March 27, 2021, 11:00 a.m. CST
Featuring women that have terminal degrees and successful careers in STEM (open to college and high school students).

March Book Club Meeting

Wednesday, March 31, 5:30 p.m. CST
This month’s book is Environmental Justice in a Moment of Danger by Julie Sze
RSVP to receive a copy of the book.

RSVP for any March 2021 Educational Program


Colorism 101 with Dr. Sarah Webb

February 19, 2021, 11:30 AM CST (US and Canada)

Where the White People Aren’t with Tori and Andrew

February 25, 2021 7:00 p.m. CST (US and Canada)

RSVP for any February 2021 Educational Program

For any additional questions

Please contact the Center for Diversity and Inclusion.