Tue, Sep 19|
DEIB Through a Trauma Lens
What happens when your DEIB efforts become stagnant or ineffective? Join our zoominar to hear more about a nonprofit’s trauma-informed training journey.
Time & Location
Sep 19, 2023, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT
About the Event
What happens when your DEIB (diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging) efforts become stagnant or ineffective? At the height of the pandemic, a nonprofit organization in Western NY found itself in this very position. Join our zoominar to hear more about the organization’s trauma-informed training journey, the outcomes, and the benefits of becoming trauma aware in the space of DEIB. This approach is truly eye-opening.
About the Speaker
Susan Bull is the President and CEO of Arbor Housing and Development, whose mission is to enhance the quality of life in communities by building independence and creating housing options. Susan has been in her current role since July 2021, and for two years prior, she served as Arbor's Chief Operations Officer. She has held senior leadership positions for over two decades in nonprofit organizations with a heart for serving vulnerable populations as her motivation. Prior to her current role, she held positions of Executive Director at Allegany County United Way and Ready, Set, Grow Child Care; Director of Child Care Services at ACCORD Corporation, and Nonprofit Leadership Consultant. Susan serves as a board member on the boards of The Institute for Human Services, Three Rivers Development, Chemung County Community Services, Steuben County Homeless Housing Task Force, and NYS Continuum of Care.
Susan took a non-traditional path to what she defines as success by serving in the US Army active duty for five years, later earning a bachelor's degree in Community and Human Services, and a master's degree in Nonprofit Management and Leadership. Susan's commitment to ethical governance, sound program administration, and care for people is evidenced in her leadership and service to the community.