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How Intersectionality Helps Small Businesses Thrive

Strategies for Inclusion and Equity that Work


This powerful workshop facilitated by Cicely Belle Blain, CEO of Bakau Consulting, dismantles barriers through the lens of intersectionality. Learn how to create accessible organizations that also factor in equity, anti-racism, and social justice.

This session aims to equip small businesses to become champions of inclusion, by addressing challenges faced by people with disabilities at the intersections of race, gender, sexual orientation, and more. Discover actionable strategies to build diverse and equitable teams that contribute to a more just society and better business outcomes.


Accessibility Accommodations Provided

If you require accessibility accommodations for this particular webinar, please email us at [email protected] and we will respond to your email and provide options to support your request.

What Will I Learn?

  • Understanding the interconnectedness of disability and other marginalized identities

  • How to address racial bias within disability advocacy

  • How to create disability projects that promote fairness and inclusion for all

  • Real-world examples of small businesses achieving intersectional inclusion

  • Actionable strategies and practical steps to remove barriers and build inclusive environments

  • How to foster a culture of support and retention for employees with disabilities and diverse backgrounds

Presented By

This session is delivered online via Zoom. A few tips to accessing your webinar content:

  • Registration closes 2 hours before the session start time.
  • Once registered,  you will receive the Zoom link for the webinar twice: 24 hours before the start time and 1 hour before. For support with Zoom setup, click here.
  • Missed the live session? No problem. All registrants will receive access to the recording for seven days after the live session.
Session Date & Time
June 27 at 1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
  • Length: 45 Minutes
  • Language: English
  • Subject: Leadership
  • Price: Free
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