is to long for a space where we feel safe to be our authentic self.
Fostering Equity and Belonging in the
A Cultural Wealth Approach to Professional Development
Fostering Equity & Belonging in the Classroom is a training program designed to equip staff and faculty with essential skills and strategies to foster a supportive and inclusive learning environment. By addressing key topics such as overcoming imposter syndrome, cultivating empathy, turning adversity into positive career traits, breaking the bias barrier, and nurturing empathy and cultural awareness, this program aims to empower educators to become agents of positive change within their educational communities.
At Aspira Consulting, we understand the systemic barriers that prevent underserved, first-generation, low-income students from achieving their career aspirations. Our training model embraces students’ multicultural backgrounds and views their lived experiences as an asset. By teaching students how to embrace their various identities, we recognize the importance of building students’ self-confidence as they prepare to enter the workforce. Through our programs, we foster a growth mindset and have students recognize and accept their individuality, creativity, and adaptability.