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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Inclusive Leaders Institute

Inclusive Leaders Institute (ILI) is an executive leadership training program designed specifically for business leaders in the construction industry. Graduates of the program will leave with the knowledge and skills to lead their companies toward a genuinely inclusive future.

October 8, 2024 (Tue) to
November 14, 2024 (Thu)


Program Overview

Inclusive Leaders Institute covers four key pillars of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) competency: Foundations of DE&I, Engaging in Inclusive Leadership, A Culture of Belonging, and Community Engagement & Social Impact.  The curriculum is rich in tools and resources that executive leaders can implement in their organizations.

In addition to the workshops, participants will be assigned to a peer group of three to four at the start of the program and will work in the same peer group for the remainder of the program.  The peer groups will be meet for scheduled discussions and continued engagement after the program completion.

Who Should Attend?

  • Executive-level leaders
  • Senior leadership
  • Middle Management looking to take a step forward in their leadership

Discount Opportunity: Register 4 individuals to attend the program and receive a fifth registration for free!  Contact us at training@agc-ca.org to receive your group discount pricing.

Session 1: Foundations of DE&I

Through this first session, participants learn about key DE&I concepts as they relate to evolving leadership archetypes, learning about leadership buy-in, ownership & communication of importance, and translating the leadership buy-in and communication down to people leaders and individual contributors.

Session 2: Engaging in Inclusive Leadership

This section will explore inclusive and equitable approaches to hiring, retention, and company culture. Discussions will center around strategic shifts they can make within their organizations and the positive impacts this approach can have on their workforce.

Session 3: Culture of Belonging

This session’s primary focus is developing a culture of belonging. Topics will include what is required to establish psychological safety, cultural competencies, bias mitigation, active allyship, and more.

Session 4: Community Engagement & Social Impact

Participants will explore ways for leaders to take their corporate values and create sustainable social impact within their communities.  This session will close out the program by creating a plan to continue learning and engaging in inclusive leadership within an organization and beyond.


  • October 8, 2024, 9:30AM – 11:00AM PT
  • October 10, 2024, 9:30AM – 11:00AM PT
  • October 22, 2024, 9:30AM – 11:00AM PT
  • October 24, 2024, 9:30AM – 11:00AM PT
  • October 31, 2024, 9:30AM – 11:00AM PT
  • November 12, 2024, 9:30AM – 11:00AM PT
  • November 14, 2024, 9:30AM – 11:00AM PT

Open House Schedule:

Applicants who wish to attend the Inclusive Leaders Institute Program must complete the application form to be considered for acceptance.  Please follow the REGISTER link above to access and complete the application. Contact us at training@agc-ca.org with any questions.

About the Instructors

At AGC of California, Kayla leads the development, strategy, and implementation of their DE&I programs including their quarterly DE&I Forum, Inclusive Leaders Institute, resource development, and consulting services. With more than 10 years of experience as a DE&I professional and a Masters of Science in Organizational Psychology, she is driven by her passion to make an impact and equip others with tools to build bridges across differences.

Kayla Montgomery

Kayla Montgomery

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Manager (AGC of California)

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