Dr. Jonathan King is an internationally renowned DEI speaker who is capable of engaging your audience and motivating them to take action toward making their work environments more inclusive.  Topics can be customized and tailored to accommodate your demographic needs and time schedule. Whether it’s in-person or virtual sessions, Jonathan captivates his audiences through interactive discussion and personal stories from overcoming hardships to extraordinary life experiences in how diverse work communities can be transformed to embrace differences collaboratively. He loves to empower, engage, and enlighten with a charismatic nature and infectious persona in which he connects to people from all walks of life.

Speaking Topics


Creating a Culture of Inclusion in the Workplace:

This topic focuses on how organizations can create a more inclusive and welcoming workplace culture, where all employees feel valued and respected. Dr. King can provide practical tools and strategies for promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace, leading to improved employee satisfaction and retention.

Key Takeaways:

  • Embrace diversity for innovation: Encouraging diverse perspectives can lead to increased innovation and creativity.

  • Lead by example for inclusion: As a leader, model inclusive behavior and values such as respectful communication and equal opportunities for all employees.

  • Foster a sense of belonging: Creating a culture of inclusion means fostering a sense of belonging among all employees, which can be achieved through creating a welcoming environment, providing growth opportunities, and recognizing diverse contributions.

Leading with Empathy: The Key to Inclusive Leadership

This topic highlights the importance of empathy in creating an inclusive workplace culture. Dr. King can provide attendees with practical tools for developing empathy, leading to improved communication, collaboration, and engagement among team members.

Key Takeaways:

  • Develop empathy: Empathy is an important skill for inclusive leadership and can be developed through active listening, understanding different perspectives, and practicing self-reflection.

  • Promote a culture of openness: Inclusive leaders create a culture of openness and encourage team members to express their thoughts and feelings without fear of judgment.

  • Create a supportive environment: Inclusive leaders create a supportive environment where team members feel valued, respected, and encouraged to reach their full potential.

Uncovering Implicit Bias in the Workplace

This topic addresses the issue of implicit bias and its impact on workplace culture. Dr. King can help attendees recognize their own biases and provide strategies for overcoming them, creating a more inclusive and equitable workplace environment.

Key Takeaways:

  • Recognize your own biases: It’s important to recognize and acknowledge our own biases in order to overcome them.

  • Promote awareness and education: Encouraging awareness and education about implicit bias in the workplace can lead to improved workplace culture.

  • Take action: Combatting implicit bias requires action, such as implementing training and policies that promote diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The Business Case for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

This topic focuses on the benefits of creating a diverse and inclusive workplace culture, including improved innovation, productivity, and profitability. Dr. King can provide attendees with real-world examples of organizations that have successfully implemented DEI initiatives and the positive impact they have had on their bottom line.

Key Takeaways:

  • Diversity drives innovation: A diverse workforce can lead to increased innovation, creativity, and problem-solving in the workplace.

  • Inclusion improves employee retention: Creating an inclusive workplace culture where all employees feel valued and respected can lead to improved employee retention and engagement.

  • Equity benefits the bottom line: Promoting equity and providing equal opportunities for all employees can lead to improved productivity, profitability, and overall business success.

These are just a few of the engaging topics that event planners could hire Dr. King to speak on. His expertise in DEI and inclusive leadership provides a wealth of knowledge and practical tools that can help organizations create a more welcoming, equitable, and productive workplace environment.

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