Workshop held Wednesday, March 2, 2022
This workshop was presented by the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI). It introduced the concept of cultural competence and provided strategies to help participants increase their self-awareness and awareness of other cultures. It also outlined what workplaces can do to increase cultural competence for more inclusive and productive workplaces.
Cultural competence is the ability to understand, communicate with and effectively interact with people across cultures. Cultural competence encompasses being aware of one’s own worldview while gaining knowledge of different cultural practices and worldviews.