Dr. Lisa D. Jenkins is an award-winning cultural strategist helping organizations unleash cultures of impact that empower individuals and strengthen teams by successfully embracing multicultural settings. With a diverse background that includes professional positions in human resources divisions in Fortune 100 companies, Lisa’s passion is to equip teams and increase productivity by strengthening individuals through cultural competency. Known for her engaging and transparent style of communication, Lisa’s passion spans the arenas of corporate America, academia, and civic engagement.

A sought-after facilitator, trainer, and lecturer, Dr. Lisa’s topics address multicultural workforces, diversity, equity and inclusion, along with intergenerational communication, and unconscious bias. She also addresses the integration of formerly incarcerated workers into the workforce. An adjunct lecturer with the country’s largest urban university system, she teaches multicultural studies and cultural diversity.

Dr. Lisa leads one of New York’s oldest, historic congregations, located in Harlem, New York and performs extensive ecumenical work promoting equity and justice for humanity.

She has taught, lectured, facilitated, preached, and given keynote speeches across the country and has written numerous publications. As an entrepreneur, Lisa is the founder of LDJ Global Connections, a firm dedicated to exploring and advancing multicultural spaces.

Dr. Jenkins is a certified Prepare/Enrich facilitator, and has served on the board of trustees for the Helene Fuld College of Nursing and the advisement committee of the National Association for the Advancement of African American Children with Learning Differences. Dr. Jenkins was appointed to Manhattan Community Board 10 as well as numerous task forces and has worked in nonpartisan environments with a goal of enriching and empowering individuals, communities, and organizations.

All of Dr. Lisa’s presentations are customized with the option to receive PDF downloads which can also be customized. 

KEYNOTE TOPICS:

WE’RE IN THIS TOGETHER: THE MULTICULTURAL WORKFORCE (CUSTOMIZED FOR CLIENT)

Format: ​1 – 1.5 hour breakout / 1.5 – 3 hour workshop
Perfect for employees and volunteers at all levels who are part of a multicultural team and who desire to leverage differences for a successful and productive outcome.  Also great for work spaces where diversity is scarce. Participants will learn the value of a diverse space and how it can transform the momentum, productivity and overall well-being of individuals and the organization.

  • Develop a clear definition of culture and why it’s important for a strong and successful team 
  • Understand how culture influences the decisions we make in the workplace
  • Fortify social skills when dealing with different cultures in the workforce

A custom PDF Workbook can be made available.

DISMANTLING UNCONSCIOUS BIAS (CUSTOMIZED FOR CLIENT) OFFERED AS A VIRTUAL PROGRAM

Format: ​1 – 1.5 Hour Breakout OR 1.5 – 3 hour Workshop

Dismantling Unconscious Bias
Let’s face it. Everyone is bias to a degree. It’s human nature. However, organizations who seek to overcome unconscious bias produce strong, productive teams. Takeaways for this presentation are:
– Define and recognize unconscious bias
– Recognize the importance of unconscious bias in the workplace
– Identify strategies to counter unconscious bias

A custom PDF Workbook can be made available.

“WHY ISN’T ANYONE LISTENING TO ME!?” INTERGENERATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS (CUSTOMIZED FOR CLIENT) OFFERED AS A VIRTUAL PROGRAM

Format: ​1 – 1.5 Hour Breakout or 1.5 – 3 hour Workshop

For the first time, organizations often have 5 generations working together in one location. This program is perfect for employees and volunteers who desire to bridge the gaps in intergenerational communications with the intent of a more productive and stronger team.
Program Takeaways:

  • Understand the different generations
  • Recognize and avoid intergenerational clashes
  • Leverage intergenerational differences for a stronger, more productive  team.​

Virtual & In-person

ASL Interpreter Available

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Fee range: $3,500 – $10,000

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