March 31 - Mastering Difficult Conversations When Addressing DE&I, Employee Performance & More

10:30 - Noon p.m. PT
HR Virtual Round Table
If you're not able to attend live, register to watch on-demand!

Learn techniques and tools to help you how to address difficult conversations at the workplace table. You will learn how to address topics of diversity and inclusion, employee performance, among other sensitive topics with finesse.

1. Feel confident to address the difficult conversation
2. Be able to have more productive communication with your staff
3. Learn to coach others into participating in communicating their issues at work

PDCs: 1.25
Member: $15
Non-member: $30



Yvette Durazo, MA, ACC is the principal consultant of Unitive Consulting, a workplace talent development, strategic conflict management, and leadership coaching firm. Mr. Durazo brings innovative techniques to promote a positive workplace culture in organizations to encourage trust, productive human capital engagement, and inclusion. Clients benefit from her wealth of knowledge and professional experience in the art of building a trusting workplace relationship. Some of her services included, Unitive Way training, mediating conflicts in the workplace, anti-bullying prevention, settlement negotiations, developing dispute system design, and bringing unique strategies to address the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) workplace.

She is passionate about optimizing professionals and teams to engage in constructive problem-solving communication toward instilling respect, civility, and collaboration. She believes that human conflict is one of the most important things organizations must learn to work with and harness to overcome any derailing of employees’ performance and engagement. Her methodologies are like a vitamin that is the breath of life to the immunity of organizations.

Presently, Yvette is an instructor for the Human Resource Manamgnet Certification program at the University of California, Santa Clara Extension Silicon Valley. She holds an ACC coaching credential from the International Coach Federation, a Master's Degree in Conflict Resolution, Negotiation, and Peacebuilding from California State University Dominguez Hills, and an undergraduate degree in International Business from San Diego State University. She is certified in H.R. Management, mediator, restorative justice facilitator, and non-violence communication specialist. She is a former Core Adjunct Professor at National University, where she taught courses in Alternative Dispute Resolution, Mediation, and Communication for over six years. She is also the former ADR Program Administrator for the Superior Court of California, Alameda County. Yvette is fully bilingual in Spanish and has expertise with cultural diversity and inclusion.