CISTAR workshops focus on helping everyone be Inclusive Leaders and move from intercultural awareness to action!

previous DCI workshopexamples of cistar dci WORKSHOPS:

  • On Detecting and Responding to Implicit Bias
  • Diversity and Mentoring
  • Being an Effective and Inclusive Communicator
  • Why Being Globally Dexterous is Important
  • Examining Your Research for Bias

Mentoring in Action 

In this two or four-part workshop series graduate students, faculty, and staff will learn more about how to be a successful mentor. This workshop is facilitated by Dr. Denise Driscoll, CISTAR Diversity and Inclusion Director, and Maeve Drummond-Oakes, Assistant Director of Education. Participants who complete all modules of their training session will receive a certificate of completion.


  • Module 1: Forging Positive Mentoring Relationships
  • Module 2: Building Effective Communication Skills
  • Module 3: Practicing Global Dexterity
  • Module 4: Creating Inclusive Teams

Certifications Awarded:

  • May 2020 (Modules 1-4)
  • May 2021 (Modules 1 & 2)
  • May 2022 (Modules 1 & 4)
  • May 2024

For more information, please contact:

Denise Driscoll,

Maeve Drummond Oakes,