The WSRA cultural competency training is designed to help recycling professionals expand their skills in working with diverse audiences. The overarching goals for the training are to assist participants to:
- Build greater awareness of personal and organizational cultures, issues, and opportunities;
- Examine how our personal and organizational cultures affect our ability to work across difference; and
- Build skills to increase competencies as we work with others who are different from us.
$100 WSRA members
Online registration is now closed. Registration will be available at the door.
Lunch included in registration. You are also invited to join us for a networking happy hour at at BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse at the conclusion of the training!
Thank you to our sponsors!
About the Presenter
Maketa (pronounced "Ma-kay-ta") Wilborn is a organizational development consultant, facilitator, artist and educator. For over 10 years he has been leading individuals and groups toward their objectives and their highest potential. His passion for building intentional and engaged communities shines through his innovative and integrated approach.
Maketa’s approach is grounded in appreciative inquiry, experiential learning and visual mapping, and he works from the belief that creating and sustaining exceptional relationships is the core of successful outcomes.
Using his experience as an educator, facilitator and artist, Maketa employs an inquiry-based approach that effectively draws out the collective knowledge of the group and inspires participation and creative problem-solving. He invites participants to take a creative approach and challenges them to take risks in order to uncover new possibilities for themselves and their organizations.
Maketa's clients have included Starbucks, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Harpo Studios - Oprah Winfrey, Conover Insurance Companies, National Parks Service/Mt. Rainier National Park, Microsoft, Bowhead Transport Company, Boeing, Amazon, Seattle Housing Authority, REI, Pilchuck Glass School, The Stupski Foundation, Mithun Architects, DLR Group, GGLO Architects, Cascadia College, Bellevue College, University of Washington Law School, St. Cloud State University, Northwest Association of Independent Schools, as well as many public and independent schools and school districts across the country.
Questions? Contact Anne Piacentino at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 206-244-0311