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Navigating Race in Coaching: Approaching Anti-Racism Through Self-Awareness and Compassion

August 25, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

$10.00 – $32.50


Topic: Navigating Race in Coaching: Approaching Anti-Racism Through Self-Awareness and Compassion

Speakers: Damian Goldvarg, MCC and Josephine Washington, MCC

CCE’s: 1.0 Core Competencies / 0.5 Resource Development

Date:  Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Time: 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Pacific Time

Location: Virtual meeting via Zoom.us / Your link to join the conference will be sent after you register.


Please come to the session prepared to discuss the following questions:

  • What is one significant life or work experience that has shaped your beliefs about racial interactions?
  • How are you discussing racial issues with your clients?



Join Jo Washington, MCC and Damian Goldvarg, MCC to explore how racial issues can impact our coaching practice. In this session, we will share our own racial experiences and discrimination challenges. Participants will be invited to reflect on their own struggles and beliefs about race in small groups. Together we will discuss best practices to increase self-awareness and to ‘be authentic’ during coaching conversations around racial issues. Participants will gain insights on effective coaching skills to apply during race-related conversations. This session may inspire you to identify purposeful actions that you can ‘do’ to promote anti-racist practices into your greater communities.

By the end of the session participants will be able to:
– Identify how racial issues affect their coaching practice
– Explore with colleagues how to address racial issues in coaching conversations
– Develop self-awareness on issues of privilege, bias, and systemic racism


About Josephine Washington, MCC

Josephine Washington, MCC has twenty- five years of experience providing executive coaching, change management consulting, and leadership training worldwide. She is a Master Certified Coach from ICF and received her M.Ed. in Counseling from the University of Pittsburgh. Josephine’s exceptional performance track record makes her the go-to coach consultant to develop leadership excellence, build high performance teams, and achieve cultural transformation goals enterprise-wide. Josephine launched Growth Resources International consulting practice in 2000. She is a Spiritual Leadership Mentor Coach for Issues of Life International Ministries, Licensed Coach Trainer for HeartMath Institute, and provides Coaching Supervision for organizations. She has published a chapter in the bestselling book 42 Rules for Creating WE and received leadership coaching and change management awards from notable clients.


About Dr. Damian Goldvarg, MCC, ESIA

Dr. Damian Goldvarg, MCC, ESIA, is a Master Certified Coach and an Accredited Coaching Supervisor, working for over 30 years, training coaches, and coach supervisors globally. He was the ICF Global President in 2013 and 2014 and received the ICF Circle of Distinction Award for his contribution to the profession.


August 25, 2020
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
$10.00 – $32.50
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