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Intrinsic Inclusion: Rebooting our Biased Brains

  • Thursday, February 11, 2021
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Virtual Event


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This event has been submitted for SHRM-PDC and HRCI recertification credit.

Groundbreaking research by nationally recognized thought-leaders Vincent Brown and Dr. Janet Reid has illuminated a new understanding of bias along with the principles and behaviors required to disrupt it. In this program Vincent Brown will discuss their research findings on the nature of bias and practical steps you can take to become more naturally inclusive. In addition, Vincent will share an implementation case study.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explore bias and the natural challenges with overcoming it.
  • Create a shared understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Discover the 5 characteristics of intrinsically inclusive individuals
  • Learn the 4 ways you can disrupt bias and become more naturally inclusive.
  • Review a case study on a large-scale implementation for a health care system.

ATD Capability/Competencies: Communication, Collaboration and Leadership, Culture Awareness and Inclusion, Emotional Intelligence and Decision-Making, Organization Development and Culture, Technology Application.

To learn more about this model see: https://tdcapability.org/#/


V. Randolph Brown Consulting (VRBC) is a minority-owned consultancy established in October 2012. The principal founder, Vincent Randolph Brown, was one of the original founders of Global Novations. He leads a consortium of experienced, client-focused dream teams that provide strategic sustainable solutions to top tier clients across a spectrum of industries. VRBC provides strategic consulting, advisory, education and training services on a variety of current business, leadership, diversity, equity & inclusion (DEi) topics for corporate and not-for-profit clients as well as consulting and marketing support to thriving small business enterprises.

Throughout his career, Vincent has partnered with premier organizations to develop and implement diversity strategies, optimize talent, and build high-performing leadership teams who thrive in diverse and inclusive environments. His notable clients have included Limited Brands, Macy's (formerly Federated Department Stores), Bon Secours Mercy Health, Carolinas Health Care System, Yale New Haven Health, Procter & Gamble, the NCAA, the NBA, Johnson & Johnson, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, KeyBank and many others.

He co-authored a bestselling book with Janet Butler Reid, Ph.D. that helped shape the thinking in modern corporate culture about Diversity & Inclusion, entitled "The Phoenix Principles: Leveraging Inclusion to Transform Your Company". Their second book on the intersectionality of diversity, inclusion, neuroscience and bias, "Intrinsic Inclusion TM: Rebooting Your Biased Brain" will be released in the second half of 2020. Recently, VRBC entered into a strategic partnership with Rali, a change experience platform that activates group performance. This partnership will enable them to design and deploy scalable and sustainable DEi learning experiences and education solutions.

He is a certified HBDI® facilitator and serves on Herrmann lnternational's Board of Advisors. Vincent is the proud father of three sons - Steven, Michael, and Adam and grandfather of Kayson. He enjoys serving as a role model for minority entrepreneurs and is engaged in causes that reach out to disadvantaged and disenfranchised communities.

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