Welcoming and Honoring Diversity and Creating Lasting Inclusion in the Workplace Train-the-Leaders Training

 Save the precious resources of time and “treasure” by getting the key person in charge of the diversity, equity and inclusion efforts in your workplace the process and training they need to keep the work exciting, effective and empowering for your team.

This training is for the organizational leaders who “own” the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion efforts within their organizations.

Thursday, September 29th
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
North Raleigh, NC

This powerful training system will leave you clear and with immediate actions you can take to transform your teams and create a more diverse organization. It can be customized to the specific challenges your organization faces and the desired results.


Diverse ideas, opinions and the process of collective thought brings innovation and clarity that adds value to your organization.

The Win-Win-Win Difference

Maybe you’ve experienced diversity training that left you hopeful, but with no coherent and specific plan to actually activate and bring true inclusion in your organization. Or perhaps you have attended a training that left you unclear of how to actually implement specific and measurable results.

Or you have invested in diversity training that did not create lasting change. I call this “The Traditional Approach.”I am clear that this change has to come from organizational leaders who have a heart to change but don’t know how to get beyond challenging or courageous conversations to solutions.

What Others are Saying About The WIN-WIN-WIN Training

Working with Ericka has been nothing short of fabulous! She has met each of our team members exactly where we are with so much compassion and grace.  We are already making important shifts in our culture!  It is a delight to partner with Ericka and tap into her expertise!

Barbara Foulkrod

Vice President, Hope Reins

Thanks so much Ericka – greatly appreciate your partnership, leadership and encouragement.  I really felt the power of this work– and the feedback from all leaders has been extremely affirming of our heart to respond and take action. You are being used mightily, Ericka!

Jim Dotson

Executive Director, Mission Triangle

Ericka’s approach and methodology is powerful and gracious, and we are hopeful and clear about our action plan. Our team loved her positivity, ability to create a safe space for vulnerability and transparency, engaging story telling and challenging questions.
Murray Smith

Leader, Catch The Fire

I wanted to sincerely express my gratitude for your leadership. I look forward to using the teaching and the hand-outs as an artifact to build our staff, board and community moving forward. These will become “live” documents that guide our work. It was truly awesome. Thank you for taking the time to build into CORRAL and ultimately the girls we serve.
Joy Currey

Executive Director, CORRAL Riding Academy

Take the Guesswork Out of Knowing Where Your Organization Stands and How to Create A Step-by-Step Pathway To Create and Reach Your Organization’s Implementation Goals with this 15-module training system.

Our Proprietary Diversity & Inclusion Lifecycle and Honor Scale Provide Quick Organizational Assessments.

Understand the Stages of Your Organization and How to Move to the Next Level of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Implementation.

Create A Clear Pathway of Solutions to Implement Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging at All Levels of Your Organization.


Leaders in this training will experience:

A focus on creating and keeping diversity initiatives thriving for those assigned to them inside of your organization.

A confidential space to identify and create a plan to eliminate key blind spots and places of potential friction that exist in your organization.

Utilizing our proprietary assessments to identify where your organization stands and solutions to get where you desire to be.

A deep dive into proven best practices and how they can work best inside your organization.

Creative, fun and challenging way to implementing true inclusion in your organization.

Clarifying your organization’s next steps through a plan of action based on the Phases of the model.

Utilizing key pieces of our models, templates, and check-up check-lists for the ongoing fulfillment of your organization’s diversity, equity, and inclusion goals.

Creating clear monthly, quarterly and annual benchmarks to keep your organization committed to transformation and experiencing  results.

$497 per person

Group discounts for 3 or more team members from the same organization are available. Email us at for details.

Space is VERY limited to 12 seats for each training. Don’t hesitate to get registered to save your space. This training is more than $1997 value and will not be offered at this rate in the future.

The training fee includes:

  • All training materials including models, organizational monthly check-up checklist, and ideas of how to keep the work going in your workplace.
  • Light Breakfast (includes coffee and tea), beverages and refreshments, and lunch.
  • Attendee contact list to stay in touch with your colleagues in other organizations.
  • Options for ongoing support and training.

About the Trainer

Ericka D. James

Ericka D. James

Transformational Facilitator, Principal Trainer at The Convergence Center

Ericka’s deep hunger and mission to be a space for transformation in diversity, equity and inclusion began as she grew up in Olympia, Washington being racially bullied throughout elementary school. At the age of 17, she made a commitment to be a part of the solution.

She is the Founder of The Convergence Center, a world-class training & development organization, and The Alliance, the premiere training organization for Businesswomen. She brings more than 25 years of training experience with leaders to her work with organizations to guide them in implementing diversity, equity and inclusion.

She is the author of six books, including Beyond Fearless: How to Remove Every Hindrance From Your Life and The Fearless Living Challenge and has created a prolific library of courses, eBooks, certifications, proprietary training models, and resources.