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Leading by Example: Mitigating Microaggressions

Monroe France

Friday, September 27
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Session Description 

Are you committed to ensuring underrepresented staff and faculty feel a sense of belonging? This session will provide an overview of inclusive leadership practices and frameworks as well as key strategies for creating inclusive workplace environments. This session will review key concepts in inclusion, diversity, belonging, and equity (IDBE), strategies for inclusive leadership and how this leads to staff feeling valued and being more productive, as well as how to be an ally for staff who might identify differently than you. Participants will also be able to reflect on their own leadership practices and consider how they can utilize inclusive leadership to create a sense of belonging in the work setting.

This session will be presented by Monroe France, Associate VP for Global Student Engagement & Inclusive Leadership, Office of Global Inclusion, Diversity, and Strategic Innovation, NYU

About the Presenter

Monroe France
Associate Vice President for Global Student Engagement and Inclusive Leadership
New York University

Monroe France is the Associate Vice President for Global Student Engagement and Inclusive Leadership within the Office of the President at New York University. Monroe is responsible for enhancing inclusion, diversity, equity and belonging (IDBE) opportunities and resources for graduate students, postdocs, researchers, and faculty, as well as the staff and administrators across all of NYU campuses and global academic centers.Monroe is an adjunct professor for the NYU Silver School of Social Work and NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Communication. He is the founder and faculty for NYU's annual Roundtable on Diversity & Equity. He serves on the Diversity Abroad Access, Inclusion, Diversity and Equity (AIDE) Road Map Global Work Group and the EVERI Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Advisory Board. Monroe has more than 20 years of experience as an educator, professional trainer, consultant, strategist, and keynote presenter. He has taught courses as well as delivered lectures and keynote addresses on social justice and human rights in the US and in many other countries including the UAE, Shanghai, South Africa, Dominican Republic, Ghana, Australia, England, Germany, and Czech Republic.

Session Details

Target Audience

Private College/University, Public College/University


Mid-career (8 - 12 years), Seasoned (13 - 17 years), Experienced (18 + years)

Shop Size

Suitable for any size shop

Session Keywords

Diversity & Culture, Globalization, Inspiring Change, Leadership, Relationship-Building

Learning Objectives

  1. Practice inclusive leadership tools to leverage diverse thinking, increased idea formation, stronger decision-making, and provide equitable resources
  2. Examine the role of inclusive leadership in achieving Inclusion, Diversity, Belonging, and Equity within the work environment
  3. Engage with community members to identify strategies for creating inclusive environments
  4. Reflect on role as workplace leaders in mitigrating micrograssions and other exclusionary behaviors.