This 3 hour interactive learning session is designed for any level of employee who wants to enhance their relationships with others.

Participants will leave this highly interactive session with the skills, tools and knowledge that should allow for effective communication and understanding amongst colleagues, clients and stakeholders that will aid in creating relationships based on respect, cohesiveness and belonging.

Offered on: 

April 18, 2024 1-4PM via ZOOM

Program Topics:

  • Define diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging
  • Explore past, present, and future cultural beliefs and behaviors, and real-life scenarios to help participants become more effective and empathetic co-workers, thought leaders and community members
  • Promote critical thinking, resourcefulness, problem solving and decision-making through group interactivity
  •  Learn how to cultivate fresh and meaningful workplace relationships with colleagues
  • Develop tools and awareness that will support participants in maximizing both personal and professional goals and results
  • Exercises:
    • Spinning Into Control: an exercise focused on self-reflection
    • Real Life Scenarios: open discussion on specific situations relevant to participants

Cost per participant is $329.00

This program can be offered at your bank/credit union with a group of 5 or more. Indicate this in the registration form or contact us directly. 


Jackie is the president of ALEXENA Consulting, LLC, a certified Minority/Women Business enterprise. As an important partner to businesses and stakeholders across all industry sectors, Jackie’s work focuses on ensuring the creation of the strongest, most knowledgeable
and satisfied workforce possible. This is accomplished solely by creating a professional atmosphere and environment that is empathetic, nurturing, engaging and safe.

Jackie currently sits on the Leadership Committee of NJ Business and Industry Association’s Diversity, Equity &; Inclusion Council; Board of Directors of the Bergen and Essex County Workforce Development Boards; Leadership Council for the New Jersey Statewide Network
for Cultural Competence as well as numerous other Boards. Her firm was awarded the 2022 New Jersey Business &; Industry Association and New Jersey Business Magazine’s Diversity, Equity &; Inclusion Award for Excellence in DEI Initiatives. In 2023, Jackie received the
YWCA Northern New Jersey Tribute to Women of Influence (TWIN) award.

Jackie Lue Raia

Jackie Lue Raia