Help Your Presenters Embrace Diversity and Inclusion

Help Your Presenters Embrace Diversity and Inclusion

Meetings April 6, 2015 By: Jeffrey Cufaude

A full commitment to diversity and inclusion means that an association's educational programming—and the speakers providing it—reflect the learning community. Here are some practical steps associations can take to help presenters prepare sessions that reject assumptions about the audience and meet diverse attendee needs.

Association resource materials for speakers traditionally include key dates and deadlines, room and AV logistics, and suggestions for slide and handout presentation. Some also include basic tips on adult learning and how to create more engaging and interactive sessions....