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The Maryland Equity & Inclusion Leadership Program | About | Program Benefits

As participants in this program, you will:

  • Broaden and deepen your knowledge and understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion issues, as well as best practices and evidence-based strategies for addressing these issues in the workplace and the community
  • Become part of a diverse alumni network with program graduates who can share resources and best practices, as well as ongoing support and connection
  • Meet and learn from renowned experts, in both industry and academia, in an intimate and interactive setting
  • Enhance your personal leadership and management competencies and stand out as an in-house leader and resource for equity and inclusion

As sponsoring organizations, you will:

  • Demonstrate a proactive approach to today’s unique workplace diversity and inclusion challenges
  • Enhance employee engagement and build a stronger, diverse, and more inclusive talent pool and leadership pipeline
  • Acquire in-house expertise and knowledge from participating employees about social and structural inequalities that affect your workforce and clientele
  • Build and strengthen a reputation for corporate social responsibility and commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity
  • Collaborate with other organizations in pursuing best practices for implementing equity and inclusion initiatives