Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Instructions

    • Course Information

    • Learning and Resource Guides

    • eLearning Platform Demo Video

  • 2

    Module 1: Let's Get Started

  • 3

    Module 2: Defining Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

    • Introduction [Video]

    • Lesson 1: Key Definitions [Video]

    • Quiz: Check Your Understanding [Platform]

    • Summary

  • 4

    Module 3: Bias, Mental Shortcuts, and Stereotypes

    • Introduction [Video]

    • Activity: My Network [Video & Learning Guide]

    • Lesson 1: Introduction to Bias [Video]

    • Lesson 2: Common Gender Biases [Video]

    • Lesson 3: How We Think [External Video]

    • Lesson 4: Mental Shortcuts and Stereotypes [Video]

    • Common Stereotypes Instructions [Platform]

    • Common Stereotypes Activity [Platform]

    • Activity: Common Stereotypes Reflection [Learning Guide]

    • Lesson 5: My Stereotypical Life [Video]

    • Activity: My Stereotypical Life [Learning Guide]

    • Lesson 6: My Stereotypical Life Debrief [Video]

    • Summary

  • 5

    Module 4: Identities, Intersectionality, and Privilege

    • Introduction [Video]

    • Lesson 1 & Activity: My Identities [Video & Learning Guide]

    • Lesson 2: Privilege, Power, and Oppression [Video]

    • Activity: Privilege and Power [Learning Guide]

    • Activity: Privilege and Power Debrief [Video & Learning Guide]

    • Activity: Me, Myself, and I [Learning Guide]

    • Lesson 3: Intersectionality [Video]

    • Lesson 4: Intersectionality [External Video]

    • Quiz: Check Your Understanding [Platform]

    • Summary

  • 6

    Module 5: Allyship and Inclusive Language

    • Introduction [Video]

    • Lesson 1: Allyship Part 1 [External Video]

    • Lesson 2: Allyship Part 2 [Video]

    • Activity: Solidarity [Video & Learning Guide]

    • Lesson 4: Anatomy of An Apology [Video]

    • Activity: Anatomy of an Apology [Learning Guide]

    • Lesson 5: Calling In vs. Calling Out [Video]

    • Lesson 6: Language 101 [Video]

    • Activity: Name Story [Video & Learning Guide]

    • Lesson 7: Pronouns [Video]

    • Activity: Allyship Practice [Learning Guide]

    • Allyship Practice Debrief [Video]

    • Quiz: Check Your Understanding [Platform]

    • Summary

  • 7

    Module 6: From Learning to Practice

    • Introduction [Video]

    • Activity: DEI and Allyship Commitments [Learning Guide]

    • Moving Forward in Your DEI Journey [Video]

    • Activity: Self Assessment Instructions [Platform]

    • Activity: Self Assessment [Platform]

    • Resource Guide [Resource Guide]

    • Activity: Course Feedback [External Survey]

    • Feminuity x #MoveTheDial Level-Up Course Completion

    • Feminuity x #MoveTheDial LEVEL-UP Certificate of Completion

Overview

LEVEL-UP takes a curriculum that we've iterated on with over 10,000 people across 5 continents, and uses videos, quizzes, and guided self-reflection to equip people with skills, tools, and strategies to foster a more inclusive environment and sustain learning long after the course is complete.

Instructors

Director of Design & Strategy

Tania Cheng (She, They)

Tania Cheng is a changemaker and social impact leader who works with Feminuity to design strategy, facilitate learning, and evaluate the impact of diversity, equity, and inclusion practices. Tania is a seasoned facilitator who has delivered workshops and presentations to over 40,000 people and brings over 10 years of experience designing and delivering education programs. Tania holds a Master in Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership from Carleton University and an Honours Bachelor of Environmental Studies from the University of Waterloo.

Co-Founder and CEO

Dr. Sarah Saska (She, Her)

Dr. Sarah Saska (BAH, MA, PhD) is Co-Founder and CEO of Feminuity, an advisor, and a startup investor. Sarah is a seasoned academic and experienced practitioner having led pioneering doctoral research at the intersection of diversity, inclusion, and innovation. Sarah holds a Ph.D. from Western University, an M.A. from The Institute of Feminist and Gender Studies at University of Ottawa/Université d’Ottawa and a B.A. (Hon) and certification in Sexual and Gender Diversity from the Department of Gender Studies at Queen’s University. Sarah has twice been named amongst the Women’s Executive Network’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada and on Culture Amp’s list of “Diversity and Inclusion Leaders You Should Know” in 2018 and 2019.

Associate (Former)

Anisha P. (She, Her)

Anisha is a former Associate with Feminuity who managed Feminuity's social media, conducted qualitative research, and led educational training sessions.