Creating a Culture of Dignity and Respect at Work.

Course Details

  • Date Tue, 23rd April 2024
  • Time 10:00 to 12:00
  • Duration 2 hours
  • LocationOnline via Zoom
  • Trainers Ellisha Soanes

Course Aims

This workshop is designed for employees who may have some understanding of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion but want to know more. Specifically, it looks at how to create a respectful workplace where everyone’s voice is heard and where inappropriate behaviours are tackled.

Course Content

The course will cover the following:

  • What Equality, Diversity and Inclusion mean in the workplace setting.
  • Explore the concept of dignity and respect in the workplace with regard to language and behaviours.
  • Be made aware of ways to deal with inappropriate behaviours and practice how to deal with difficult workplace situations.
  • Identify ways to be more inclusive everyday.


Ellisha Soanes, Diversity and Inclusion Specialist, Irish Centre for Diversity and Inclusion

As an award-winning Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) specialist, Ellisha has worked in the education sector for the past seven years and in the health and social care/Public Health sector for over 10 years.

Ellisha is an advocate for change on social mobility and she was highly influential as one of the first Further Education lecturers in the UK to facilitate Black History across the year.  Her accolades include creating the ‘Elimu Little Book of knowledge’ – one of the first Black History interactive books that shows positive representation, which is being used across schools and the award-winning ‘Power of Stories’ Black Panther Exhibition.

Ellisha has closely worked with international stakeholders to support cultural change.  She mentors young people in the community and collaborates with businesses and communities to empower others to create new opportunities.  Ellisha regularly contributes articles to The Guardian, BBC and Huffington Post.  She has been honoured in ‘Glamour’ magazine for being a Top-15 Trailblazer Black Women and is a United Nations Women’s delegate.

Who is this content for?

This course is aimed at anyone working in the Independent Radio Sector in Ireland. 

Training Method

Online via Zoom