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    Be Brave - Adjust your Lens

    Date: May 28, 2019, 11:30am – 1:00pm
    Black Hills SHRM Chapter
    The Rushmore Hotel
    445 Mt Rushmore Rd
    Rapid City, SD 57701
    $25 for non-members, $15 for members
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    BHSHRM is honored to host the Reverend, Doctor, Sandra Ogunremi, the Manager of Diversity and Inclusion with Regional Health. She has earned a Doctorate in Health Administration from Central Michigan University in 2009, a Master’s of Science in Administration and a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy. She is Certified in Cultural Intelligence, Certified in Diversity Management with the American Hospital Association’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity. She is a Stanford Certified Project Manager and holds several other certifications that enable her to deliver her best. She is a seasoned national and international conference speaker.

    Sandra currently focuses on strategies related to diversity, equity, inclusion and promoting long-term retention of diverse caregivers. She leads organizational initiatives, workshops and training on diversity and cultural proficiency. Due to her great strides, she was appointed the first leader in Regional Health’s history to focus on diversity, equity and inclusion strategies.

    Rev. Dr. Ogunremi will be helping us to “Be Brave – Adjust your lens”. This session will be filled with laughter yet full of knowledge and practical applications. Participants will learn to self- reflect on mental models and develop an awareness of the effects of cultural heritage on outlook.

    You will also learn to deescalate problems and misunderstandings that arise from cultural differences. The course will equip learners to have a different outlook and approach towards culturally related issues.

    By the end of the session, participants will be able to
    1. Apply the knowledge learned and manage-up when the going gets rough.
    2. Create win/win situations.
    3. Recognize the benefits of being a culturally competent organization.
    4. Assess their organization’s cultural competency levels.
    5. Identify the areas that need improvement.
    6. Distinguish the steps needed to ensure that necessary change occurs.
    7. Enhance their organizations journey on becoming culturally competent.


    1. Click here to register for this event. REGISTRATION closes for this event on Sunday, May 26, 2019 at 11:59pm BUT meal selection deadline is Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 11:59pm.**Please note that if you register for the meeting after the meal selection deadline, you will not be guaranteed a meal.  
    2. Click here to pay online by credit card for this event.  You may also choose to pay via credit card or by check at the door.  Cash NOT accepted.

    Pending approval for SHRM-PDC and HRCI credit.