Linkage’s Institute for Leading Diversity & Inclusion™ is the nation’s premiere diversity event, playing an integral role in creating and sustaining inclusive work environments that enable organizations to operate more effectively. This advanced learning and development experience empowers leaders inside and outside the office of diversity to develop core competencies necessary for leveraging D&I as key drivers of business results

Institute At a Glance




Date: November 10-12, 2008

Length: 3 days

Location: San Francisco, CA

Price: $1,495

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Benefits for D&I Practitioners

  • Create, sustain, and drive an integrated approach to organizational transformation
  • Recognize and build key strategic partnerships
  • Improve business acumen and link D&I work with organization-wide business goals Drive engagement through effective influence and negotiation

 Benefits for Line Leaders and Managers 

  • Link D&I to key business differentiators such as agility, innovation, marketplace intelligence, and problem solving
  • Enhance inclusive leadership capability in order to optimize talent engagement and performance
  • Recognize and leverage D&I related business opportunities
  • Expand cultural competence and global intelligence

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Team Information 

  By sending a team, your organization can:

  • Build D&I competencies across the entire organization
  • Identify specific links to business opportunities and establish an action plan for driving results
  • Leverage the learning team experience as an intact team to create a framework for your D&I plan

Team Pricing

  • 2-5 participants:   $1,850/person
  • 6-10 participants: $1,695/person
  • 11-15 participants:$1,595/person
  • 16+ participants:$1,495/person

Alumni Discount

Institute alumni are invited to participate at a special rate of $1,495/per person.


Travel & Hotel Information 

Hotel Accommodations

InterContinental Buck head

3315 Peachtree Road NE

Atlanta, GA 30326

Phone: +1.404.946.9000

Please note that the hotel charges are not included in the Institute registration fee. Institute attendees should contact the InterContinental Buck head directly at +1.404.946.9000. A limited block of rooms is available at a special event rate until April 16, 2013. Rooms are available on a first come, first serve basis. Please make your reservation early.


A $275 administrative fee will be applied to any cancellation at any time. After April 1, 2013, cancellation of any and all registrations—including “no shows”—is subject to the full Institute fee. An organization may substitute one paid participant for another at any time with no additional fees or charges.


Please make checks payable to Linkage. Full tuition fees must be received in U.S. funds and is due at the time of registration.


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