‘When You Feel Some Kind of Way’: Developing Tools for Dialoguing Across Differences

There are times when someone says something that “makes you feel some kind of way.” This presentation will help you to better understand your feelings, contemplate your perspective and mitigate your biases. In an interactive session, you will be presented with tools to help navigate difficult conversations and dialogue across differences.


Denise DeCou
Manager, Diversity and Community Outreach, Office of Human Resources

DeCou has been a leading figure in diversity awareness and anti-bias efforts in the nonprofit sector of the St. Louis community for more than 25 years. At Washington University, she has conducted highly popular diversity training sessions with more than 8,500 employees and supports efforts to improve the university’s workforce diversity.