A systemic problem requires a systemic solution. We, at Training Industry, believe the way forward will require public-private partnerships, where both corporations and our government work together to eliminate inequality and bias in the workplace and beyond.

This curated — and continuously updated — list of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) resources includes courses, reports, articles, podcasts and more to help both raise awareness and drive change. We must all take this journey in a purposeful way to ensure all our communities are treated equally.

Please email us at editor@trainingindustry.com to share your resources and continue to check back as we update this page. 

Bias, Diversity and Inclusion

Courses and Training Tools

American Psychological Association: Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion — Inclusive Language Guidelines 

OpenSesame: The 21-Day Plan for Disarming Microaggressions 

Korn Ferry: The Korn Ferry DE&I Compass 

Everfi: Online Cultural Diversity Training For Your Workplace

Coursera: Optimizing Diversity on Teams

Stanford Graduate School of Business: Leverage Diversity and Inclusion for Organizational Excellence

Microsoft: Understanding Unconscious Bias

eCornell: Diversity and Inclusion Certificate

LinkedIn Learning: Free Courses to Help You Become a Stronger Ally and Have Inclusive Conversations

LinkedIn Learning: Unconscious Bias 

Industry Masters: “Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Training”

Annie E. Casey Foundation: “Advancing the Mission: Tools for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion”

Dr. Kristal Walker, CPTM: Three-part Diversity and Inclusion Training

Taproot Foundation and Deloitte: Pro Bono + Inclusive Leadership

Lean In: Free “50 Ways to Fight Bias at Work” Digital Program

2U: Resources to Help Empower Asian and Pacific Islander Communities

Traliant: Workplace Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Suite 

The Diversity Movement: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Training Course Library 

The Center for Equity and Inclusion: Reframing Racism Workshop 

WILL Interactive:  A Brighter Tomorrow: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging 

CultureAlly: DEI Training Suite 

OpenSesame: DEI Training Suite 

Education and Advocacy Organizations

National Association for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (NAEDI): a member organization dedicated to improving the state of equity, diversity and inclusion in workspaces and common places, so that marginalized and unrepresented individuals can thrive in work and life.

Project Implicit: an international collaboration and nonprofit whose goal “is to educate the public about hidden biases and to provide a ‘virtual laboratory’ for collecting data on the Internet.”

Project Include: a not-for-profit organization that uses data and advocacy to accelerate diversity and inclusion solutions in the tech industry.

Articles, Reports and Blogs

Training Industry Magazine: “Building an Equitable Workplace

Training Industry, Inc.: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Coverage 

UC-Hastings Center for WorkLife Law: “Pinning Down the Jellyfish: the Workplace Experiences of Women of Color in Tech”

Deloitte: “A holistic DEI learning strategy for an inclusive workplace Building lasting DEI change in your organization through comprehensive learning.

Stanford Closer Look Series: “Diversity in the C-suite”

Udemy: How to Increase Allyship & Inclusion at Your Company 

Forbes: “How to Tackle Unconscious Bias in Your Workplace

Harvard Business Review: “To Make Lasting Progress on DEI, Measure Outcomes

Harvard Business Review: “DEI Gets Real

Harvard Business Review:“5 Practices to Make Your Hybrid Workplace More Inclusive”

Harvard Business Review: “Two Types of Diversity Training That Really Work,” 

Harvard Business Review: “Unconscious Bias Training That Works

The Center for Leadership Studies: “Leadership and Diversity Training”

World Economic Forum: “Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 4.0: A toolkit for leaders to accelerate social progress in the future of work”

DeVry University: “Diversity in the Workplace: Insights and Strategies for 2020 and Beyond”

Wall Street Journal: “Why Gender Pronouns Are Becoming a Big Deal at Work

Pepperdine University, “Confronting Prejudice: How to Protect Yourself and Help Others”

Drug Rehab USA, “Black Men Matter: Examining Mental Health Issues Among Black Men – A Guide to Freedom” 

Lean In: “The State of Black Women in Corporate America” 

emtrain: 2021 Workplace Culture Report on Inclusion 

BetterUp: “Redefining Inclusive Leadership: The Data Shaping the New Hybrid Workforce

McKinsey: “One Move Companies Can Take to Improve Diversity

Leading NOW’s Center for Diversity & Inclusion: “Cultural Dynamics in the Workplace

Novorésumé: Diversity in the Workplace | All You Need to Know in 2023

Video and Audio Content

Training Industry, The Business of Learning, Episode 62: “Women’s Leadership Development — Common Challenges and Actionable Solutions” 

Training Industry, The Business of Learning Episode 29: “How Training Professionals Can Help Organizations Eliminate Racism

Training Industry, The Business of Learning Episode 27: “Inclusive Leadership”

Training Industry Webinar: “Trends in Building Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 2.0” 

GP Strategies’ Performance Matters Podcast: “Leaders: It’s Time To Amplify the Conversation around Diversity, Inclusion and Equity”

The Center for Leadership Studies: “Leadership: A Conversation with Daryl Davis and Sam Shriver”

Uplifting Impact: The Uplifting Impact Podcast 

Fast Company: “The Future of LGBTQ+ Inclusion in the Workplace

Brené Brown: “Inclusivity at Work: The Heart of Hard Conversations” – Featuring Aiko Bethea


Deanna Singh: “Actions Speak Louder: A Step-by-Step Guide to Becoming an Inclusive Workplace”

Maria Morukian: “Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for Trainers: Fostering DEI in the Workplace” 

Dr. Jermaine M. Davis of Jermaine M. Davis Seminars & Workshops, Inc.: “Be Diversity Competent”

Stephanie K. Johnson, Ph.D : “Inclusify: The Power of Uniqueness and Belonging to Build Innovative Teams” 

Pamela Newkirk: “Diversity, Inc.: The Failed Promise of a Billion-Dollar Business

Jennifer Brown: “How to Be an Inclusive Leader: Creating Trust, Cooperation, and Community Across Differences

Anthony Greenwald and Mahzarin Banaji: “Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People” 

Ruchika Tulshyan: “Inclusion on Purpose: An Intersectional Approach to Creating a Culture of Belonging at Work

Rohini Anand: “Leading Global Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Anti-racism Resources

Courses and Training Tools

Coursera: Anti-Racism Specialization 

Smithsonian Institute: Being Antiracist

Michelle Kim, co-founder and chief executive officer at Awaken: Black Owned DEI Companies and Consultants

Korn Ferry: “Race Matters: Eradicating racism in the corporate world: a webinar series”

Orange Grove Consulting: Difficult Conversations About Race and Gender

Stanford Graduate School of Business: Free “Anti-Racism and Allyship 7 Day Journey”

Crossroads Antiracism Training and Organizing: Antiracism Training Workshops 

SHIFT HR Compliance Training: Free “How to Be an Upstander in the Face of Racism” Training Course

The EW Group: Anti-racism Training, Privilege and Allyship 

Education and Advocacy Organizations

The National Association of Advancement for Colored People (NAACP) 

Mimconnect: a networking organization for Black professionals and a platform for employers to find Black employees

Anti-racist Leadership Institute from Tracy A. Benson Consulting

Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) 

CODE2040: a non-profit dedicated to the equitable distribution of power in an economy shaped by the digital revolution

Articles, Reports and Blogs

NPR: “Not Racist” Is Not Enough: Putting In the Work to Be Anti-Racist

Harvard Business Review: “Confronting Racism at Work: A Reading List”

ELI Inc.: “What Does it Mean to be an ‘Ally’ at Work?'”

HoneHQ: Free Guild to Building an Anti-racist Workplace 

Forbes: “We Must Step Up For Black People Right Now – Here’s How”

Forbes: “Remote And Flexible Working Remain The Biggest Opportunities For Inclusive Workplaces”

Fortune: “Steps companies can take to make the workplace better for black employees”

Wall Street Journal: “For Black Professionals, Unrest Lays Bare a Balancing Act at Work”

Knowledge@Wharton: “How to Begin Talking About Race in the Workplace”

World Economic Forum: “7 ways your organisation can start to uproot systemic racism in the workplace”

Workplace Fairness: “Racial Harassment”

Fingerprint for Success: “What so many get wrong about racism in the workplace”

Emtrain: “Here’s What’s the Matter With ‘All Lives Matter‘”

Syracuse University: “Guidance for Reporting And Writing About Racism

Video and Audio Content

Pushkin: Be Antiracist With Ibram X. Kendi

NPR: Code Switch

HBR, IdeaCast: “Talking About Race at Work”

HBR: “Race at Work with Porter Braswell” 

Wall Street Journal: “When Police Brutality Meets Office Politics”

PBS: “5 ways to approach racial equity at work”

The Center for Leadership Studies: “Daryl Davis: Race, Equality and Leadership”

The Ad Council: “Fight the Virus. Fight the Bias: Stop the Spread of Anti-Asian Racism”

Brené Brown:  “What Black Leaders Learned From Trauma and Triumph” – Featuring Chad Sanders

Brené Brown: “How to Be an Antiracist” – Featuring Dr. Ibram X. Kendi

Kelly McDonald: “It’s Time to Talk About Race at Work: Every Leader’s Guide to Making Progress on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion


Frances E. Kendall, Ph.D.: “Understanding White Privilege”

James D. White with Krista White: “Anti-Racist Leadership: How to Transform Corporate Culture in a Race-conscious World

Daisy Auger-Dominguez: “Inclusion Revolution: The Essential Guide to Dismantling Racial Inequity in the Workplace” 

Isabel Wilkerson: “Caste

Dr. Ibram X. Kendi: “How to Be an Antiracist”

Dr. Ibram X. Kendi: “Stamped From the Beginning

Ijeoma Oluo: “So You Want to Talk About Race

Dr. Robin DiAngelo: “White Fragility

Ta-Nehisi Coates: “Between the World and Me

Berrett-Koehler Publishers: Resources for Anti-racist Action

Mary-Frances Winters: “Inclusive Conversations: Fostering Equity, Empathy, and Belonging Across Differences”

Pamela Newark: “Diversity, Inc.: The Fight for Racial Equity in the Workplace

Nikole Hannah-Jones: “The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story

Trudi Lebrón: “The Antiracist Business Book

Gender Bias and Discrimination

Articles, Reports and Blogs

Training Industry, Inc.: “Women’s Access to Leadership Development: A Tale of Two Experiences”

Training Industry, Inc.: “The Time is Now: 3 Ways Learning and Development Can Support Women Reentering the Workforce

Training Industry, Inc.: “A New “Mommy Track”: How Returnships Can Help Close the Gender Gap

Training Industry, Inc: “The Mom Exodus:” Leveraging the Power of Empathy Training to Support Working Parents

Training Industry, Inc.: “Pioneer Gender Equity With Equitable Access to Workforce Development and Learning

Training Industry, Inc.: “How L&D Can Help Organizations Succeed in the #MeToo Era

Harvard Business Review: “Research – How Bias Against Women Persists in Female-Dominated Workplaces

Lean In: “Women in the Workplace: the Current State of Women in Corporate America” 

Fairlygodboss: “Gender Identity in Today’s Workforce: Here’s How to Approach It

Berkshire: “Best Practices for Navigating Gender Identity in the Workplace

Perceptyx: “Men Stay for Culture, Women Stay for Empowerment: The Gender Divide in Talent Retention” Report

Deloitte: “Understanding the Pandemic’s Impact on Working Women

Bright Horizons: “Education Index: Workforce Education and Equity in the Workplace

Watermark and VOX Media: “What Working Women Want: Survey of Professional Women

Leading NOW: “Create a level Playing Field for Women

Forbes: Eight Powerful Examples of Women and Leadership: And What We Can Learn From Them 

Video and Audio Content

Stanford Graduate School of Business: “How Women Can Overcome Bias at Work”

Guidant Global: “Gender Equality in the Workplace

Harvard Business Review: “Women at Work

Center for Creative Leadership: “When She Leads: Stories of Inspiration & Impact about Women in Business

TEDxSeattle: “How to Design Gender Bias Out of Your Workplace” by Sara Sanford

The Chartis Group: “An Interview on Gender Equality in the Workplace

TEDx Talks: “How to Challenge Workplace Discrimination and Win”