What does it mean to belong? What is our role as coaches in helping our clients experience belonging? And, how can we find belonging ourselves? In this keynote, we will explore all of these questions and more. Together we will learn the theory of belongingness and how it applies in different contexts, the four types of belonging – self, foundational, group, and societal – and, why a sense of belonging is declining. With this context, we will determine what actions to take to advance belonging for our clients and ourselves.
Alida Miranda-Wolff is the CEO and Founder of Ethos, a full-service diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging transformation firm. Alida is also the author of Cultures of Belonging: Building Inclusive Organizations that Last (HarperCollins Leadership, February 2022). Alida received her certification in diversity, equity, and inclusion from Georgetown University and has eight years of practitioner experience. In 2021, Alida received the University of Chicago’s Early Career Achievement Award.
By helping organizations and the people inside of them understand their relationships with power, how to use their power responsibly, and how to share their power, she helps create the conditions for everyone to thrive at work. She focuses on teaching love, healing harm, and scaling belonging in everything she does.