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Become a DEI Champion

Lead and guide management to build a culture of DEI in the organization. Go beyond awareness to build practical business strategies, contributing to the bottom line.

The Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Champion Certification from Strengthscape equips DEI Certification individuals to lead inclusively and cultivate a culture of belonging at work. Embrace diversity, ensure equity, and foster inclusion through our comprehensive, industry-leading program.


  • 16-Hour Virtual Instructor-Led Program: Distributed into 4 sessions of 4 hours each, with recordings available to participants for 3 months.
  • Surveys & Assessments: Tools to measure DEI progress.
  • DEI Toolkit: Resources and extended support for one year.
Akash Chander

Akash Chander
Executive Coach & Facilitator

Akash is preferred coach and consultant to multiple Fortune 500 companies for his breakthrough contribution in the space of Design Thinking, Strategic Thinking integrating them with a practical approach and objective assessments. He is a Facilitator of multiple globally renowned L&OD Certification including Work of Leaders® Program , Accredited Facilitator – Five Behaviors Of A Cohesive Team, Assessments With DiSC, MBTI, Central Test And Five Behaviors of A Cohesive Team.

Dr. Sunita Chugh
Leadership Coach, D&I Speaker & Consultant

Passionate about Human Behaviour and Organisation Development, I have been immersed in Leadership Development and other areas of human growth for over thirty years. My expertise spans DE&I, culture, values, gender, and HR, focusing on research and consulting. My journey began in HR, contributing to various innovative projects across India, and I am fascinated by all HR facets, from organizational design to talent management, fostering effective people systems and processes.

Pallavi Sinha
Facilitator, Consultant, Certified Assessor

An MBA in Marketing & IT as well as an alumnus of Delhi University and JNU (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi), Pallavi is a committed professional with 17 years of experience, with over 15 years in the field of learning & development. She has led and facilitated Talent & Capability Development initiatives for clients in IT, Manufacturing, ITES, Retail, Healthcare, Pharma, Banking & Insurance sectors across professional levels.

Renu Khanna
Faculty – Instructional Designing

Renu is seasoned OD consultant, Executive Coach and Instructional Development Artist and Facilitator with over 32 years of experience. With her passion as an Instructional Design Specialist, she has won multiple international awards designing strategic upskilling frameworks for Global Hi-potential Leaders. She has spearheaded multiple HR & OD Initiatives with her leadership roles in NIIT, GE, Genpact, MTS among others.

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Who Should Get Certified?

  • Human Resource Professionals: Master DEI nuances, create policies, and manage DEI responsibilities.
  • DEI Champions & ERG Leads: Develop charters, build ally networks, support diverse employees, and implement DEI policies.
  • D&I Enthusiasts, Business Consultants & Freelance Consultants: Learn DEI concepts, stages, and models to support clients.
  • Business Leaders: Understand the importance of inclusivity, intersectionality, and how to build a DEI Charter and inclusive rituals.

Our Differentiators

  • Experienced Facilitators: Senior facilitators, D&I SMEs, and diverse group representatives provide practical insights.
  • Blended & Spaced Learning: Combines classroom training, virtual sessions, theatre-based modules, expert speaker sessions, and live case studies.
  • Individual Handholding: Continuous support post-certification for higher learning effectiveness.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will gain an in-depth understanding of DEI concepts through a structured process:

  1. Awareness: Identify personal development areas and foundational DEI concepts.
  2. Acceptance: Acknowledge DEI nuances and analyze workplace scenarios.
  3. Adaptation: Learn best practices for creating inclusive cultures.
  4. Application: Craft a DEI Charter, define KPIs, and develop communication plans.

Session Plan

  • Module 1: Awareness
    • Topics: Self-assessment, defining DEI concepts, role of a Champion, identity dimensions, industry trends.
    • Activities: Group discussions, case studies, presentations, self-assessment tools.
  • Module 2: Acceptance
    • Topics: Challenges of diverse communities, intersectionality, stereotypes and biases, macro & micro-aggressions.
    • Activities: Speaker sessions, case study analysis, role-plays, video discussions.
  • Module 3: Adaptation
    • Topics: Inclusive language, equity activation, roles of Champions and Allies, inclusive rituals.
    • Activities: Practical exercises, group activities, checklist creation.
  • Module 4: Application
    • Topics: DEI Charter creation, KPIs and metrics, communication planning, action planning.
    • Activities: Group work, discussions, individual action plans.

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