Learning & Development
iLab is an inclusion learning lab that offers interactive workshops and online resources designed to support faculty, staff, and students in increasing their [inter]cultural awareness and interpersonal effectiveness. The initiative, led by the Intercultural Center, supports the University’s mission by fostering intersectional awareness and understanding and empowering all members of the Wake Forest community to become more inclusive.
We offer the following programs and services:
iLab 101 – 103
The purpose is to utilize the diversity model to emphasize the meaning of identity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging. This demonstrates how culture impacts our behaviors, values, filters, perception, and communication styles. Also, give participates identify tools to enhance cross-cultural interaction.
iLab Lunch n Learns
iLab Lunch n Learns are special topic educational workshops and discussions designed to provide WFU faculty and staff who have completed iLab 101-103 the opportunity to continue their intercultural competence journey. You bring your lunch, and we will provide the content!
Cultivating Me – We – Us: Emotional Intelligence and Diversity Workshop Series
A virtual series of workshops, sponsored by the Intercultural Center, created to introduce participants to the Emotional Intelligence and Diversity (EID) Model and the ways in which the model can give you insight and understanding about your emotions and subsequent behaviors and others’.
#UniqueDeac Cohort Learning Experience
#UNIQUEDEAC is about learning how to see, understand, and value the difference in yourself and others. We can lift each other up as we share our stories. We can find connection as we value our differences. This 7-week learning experience allows a cohort of faculty/staff and students to meet weekly to learn, grow, and challenge themselves and others on topics of diversity, inclusion, emotional intelligence, and intercultural competence development.
Student iLab Workshop Series
A series of workshops, facilitated by The Intercultural Center, to provide students with meaningful tools to further develop their individual [inter]cultural competence and to create more inclusive student organizations.