Rise Up Conference

Cory Schneider
Cory Schneider
Cory Schneider Psychotherapy
Cory Schneider
Cory Schneider is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in private practice in Los Angeles. He holds a graduate degree from Antioch University Los Angeles in Clinical Psychology with specialization in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT) studies. Cory helps school systems to develop and implement Safe & Healthy Classroom and LGBTQ Inclusivity Initiatives that ensure affirmative classroom climates that boost educational equity, academic achievement, school safety and promote healthy identity development. With over ten years of experience in mental health and education, Cory has trained hundreds of teachers, school administrators, school counselors, parents and youth. Appearances include the Center for Excellence in School Counseling and Leadership, California PTA, Human Rights Campaign, Rainbow Youth Summit, Resource Coordinating Council, Loyola Marymount University, California State University, Penny Lane, North Dakota Counselors Association, Yale and many more. Alongside Cory's private practice, he has worked as a diversity, equity, and inclusion consultant at Deloitte, Cook Ross, and Russell Reynolds Associates, advising business leaders on DEI and how to actualize infrastructure and psychology for workforce composition results, team member engagement, and equity in talent management.


From Strategy to Results: How to Operationalize and Actualize Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in Your Organization
This 60-minute, interactive workshop shares a comprehensive DEI framework and how to build a DEI strategy that operationalizes your organization’s DEI objectives and goals into actualized results and outcomes. The workshop outlines the four foundational pillars of any DEI strategy (leadership, culture, talent, and community) and the essential 24 indices in each pillar that spotlight why assessment, strategy development and execution, and continued monitoring of each index is mission critical. The workshop enables participants to ideate on key strengths, opportunities, and challenges within their respective organization’s DEI strategy, and to inform on a new DE&I strategy (if one does not exist) or ways to enhance their organization’s respective DE&I strategy.