Get ready to be inspired. Get ready to want to lead by example. This virtual, interactive session immerses participants in a transformative learning experience that begins with an understanding of what cultural awareness is, and why it is a critical capability in leadership development. And as leadership development is an ongoing journey, participants will learn how to develop a sustainable learning plan that aligns with personal values and development goals, as well as one’s role within the workplace.
Morgan Phelps is the Founder and CEO of Colorful Connections, a social enterprise that helps leaders create inclusive workplace cultures, while supporting the advancement of the underrepresented and underestimated. As a diversity recruiting and retention firm, Colorful Connections provides tailored solutions that create long-standing results in the workplace and supports talent attraction, retention and growth. Morgan also teaches Corporate Social Responsibility and Diversity in Organizations at Marquette University.
Colorful Connections provides long-lasting solutions for employers who are invested in creating diverse and inclusive teams (such as talent placement services and cultural competency workshops). Colorful Connections also helps underestimated professionals secure promising careers, doing what they love with organizations committed to diversity and inclusion.
Beyond serving as a change agent for diversity and inclusion, Morgan has more than 15 years of experience working as a Communications Specialist. A Chicago native, Morgan graduated with a MSJ from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, and a B.S. in African-American Studies, Theater and Politics from Oberlin College in Ohio. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc, TEMPO Milwaukee, The Gathering Spot, serves as a DEI Committee Trustee for The Milwaukee Rep, and Trustee for the Milwaukee Chamber Theatre.Morgan is also a 2023 awardee of the Milwaukee Business Journal’s 40 Under 40.
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