The Three Cs for Creating a Culture of Inclusion

Dima Ghawi, an International Keynote Speaker and Award-Winning Author, will present The Three Cs for Creating a Culture of Inclusion

Dima Ghawi

In this engaging presentation, Dima Ghawi delves into the intricacies of unconscious bias, uncovering the root of these predispositions and sharing actionable methods for managing these unseen prejudices. The dialogue focuses on three essential messages related to Curiosity, Courageousness, and Commitment. These three C’s emphasize the importance of:

  • Sparking curiosity through self-reflection and continued conversations about discrimination and conscious and unconscious biases. 
  • Finding the courage to stand up and challenge the old programing, break free of harmful norms, and become allies for minority groups.
  • Committing to the continuous journey of self-improvement and taking an active role in being part of the solution. 

The presentation incorporates relatable personal anecdotes and group/individual activities that keep audience engaged. The content includes information about various types of unconscious biases and microaggressions and highlights the negative impact of these biases in the workplace. Dima's presentation also includes innovative neuroscience research on the effect of biases on our brains and wellbeing, and provides highlights derived from a variety of workplace surveys with messages essential for managing these biases. 

Audiences leave with actionable takeaways to guide them be more Curious, Courageous, and Committed to current and future diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives. This results in a positive ripple effect for the attendees’ personal and professional lives as well as the overall organization and community.

Register now to gain more self-awareness, recognize the importance of managing your biases and grasp the power of allyship.   


All participants will be entered to win prizes.

About the Speaker:  

Dima Ghawi is Middle-Eastern in her genes, American in her heart, and a global citizen in her spirit. She ignites the untapped potential in individuals across the globe, empowering them to shatter limitations and become courageous, purpose driven leaders. Her own journey is one of escaping confinement, crossing continents, and transforming her life’s purpose. Harnessing the power of her story, Dima is committed to inspiring individuals to attain personal and professional growth.

Through keynote speeches, workshops, and executive coaching, Dima shares her unique leadership transformation journey with one goal in mind: motivate and activate those around her to reimagine their potential and grow into leaders. 

Dima draws from two decades of corporate experience leading global teams and developing future leaders worldwide. She has worked across the United States, Europe, Asia, Middle East, and Africa for several Fortune 100 companies including IBM, Merrill Lynch, and Intuit. She has honed a keen expertise in developing leaders to meet the demands of the global workforce. 

Dima’s memoir Breaking Vases received many awards including Writer’s Digest 2018 Grand Prize Award, Best Indie Book Award, Readers’ Favorite Award, National Indie Excellence Award, and Nautilus Book Award. 

She has been recognized for her services with the 2014 President of the United States Bronze Volunteer Service Award, the 2019 Baton Rouge Business Report “Influential Women in Business,” 2014 Baton Rouge Business Report’s “Forty Under 40” Award, and the 2016 Louisiana State University “Esprit de Femme Award.” She has been featured in numerous publications for her professional and philanthropic work.

Agenda Details:

Virtual Schedule 
7:30 AM | President Announcements
7:45 AM | Speaker Introduction and Presentation  
8:40 AM | Questions and Chapter Prizes



  • PMI La Crosse Rochester Chapter Members | $10,  
  • Non-PMI La Crosse Rochester Chapter Members | $15 
  • Students | $10 

All registrants will receive a 30-day link to access the session recording.


Event Details

Date & Time

10 January 2023

7:30 AM - 8:45 AM (CST-06:00)



Virtual Event


This presentation offers you 1 PDU (Professional Development Units) towards your recertification in the Leadership category.