Nonprofit organizations work with and serve increasingly diverse communities. To effectively support our communities, nonprofit leaders must be able to build connections across lines of difference.
Intercultural competence is a skill set that allows us to adapt to cultural differences and commonalities, thus providing a foundation for better working relationships with people of varied backgrounds and experiences. The Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) is a rigorously developed assessment tool that places individuals on a spectrum of intercultural competence, providing insight as to where they currently stand on the continuum and recommending strategies for growth.
If you would like to better understand your level of intercultural competence, this training is for you. Trainer Meriel Martínez explains more about what to expect and why to attend:
Prior to the class, you will:
During the class, you will:
Please note the registration deadline for this training is January 25 to allow time for registrants to complete the assessment in advance of the training.
$295.00 Only $125 (when logged in) thanks to the support of our funders.
This event is being held IN-PERSON at our training room in Tampa, FL.
Registration closes at 11:55 p.m. Eastern on January 25, 2023.
Visit the Registration & Payment Policies page for answers to many questions regarding payment, attendance, substitutions, cancellation and refunds.
NLC/Children’s Board of Hillsborough County (CBHC) No-Show Policy
If you use a CBHC code to register for an NLC event, you will be responsible for paying the registration and processing fees if you do not show up for the class. Please read the full no-show policy here.
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There may be photographing of the training for use in our marketing materials. If you do not wish to be captured on film, please alert staff at registration.
Health Protocols for In-Person Classes
The health and safety of all visitors, students, trainers and staff is our top priority.
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Meriel Martínez is the program director at the Nonprofit Leadership Center. She focuses on training and development in diversity, equity and inclusion and manages the organization’s small-group leadership programs (cohorts).
Originally from New Jersey, Meriel began her professional journey as an editor for a major educational publisher. Years later, a family move to Virginia prompted a career shift toward long-standing personal involvement. Meriel served as logistics coordinator for the Virginia Latino Higher Education Network’s (VALHEN) Hispanic College Institute. She then became education and training coordinator at the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities. In that role, she designed and facilitated educational programs on diversity and inclusion for schools, workplaces and communities across the state.
Meriel received her master’s degree in speech and interpersonal communication from New York University. While at NYU, she participated in an intensive summer program based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She studied at both Chestnut Hill College and William Paterson University, where she completed her bachelor’s degree in communication.