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The IDEAL Learning Journey

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The IDEAL Learning Journey is a shared experience to help us build awareness, strengthen skills and apply positive approaches in our daily interactions so we feel respected and have a sense of belonging. 

Stanford - Embrace Diversity. Advance Equity. Cultivate Inclusion.
Self paced learning. Virtual workshops. Discussion groups. The IDEAL Learning Journey.


Staff members invited to join the learning journey (faculty may also  join)


Staff or faculty who have started or completed the learning journey (as of March 2023)

You choose what and when to learn

Start your learning journey and join the movement!

  • Have 15 minutes? View a video or read a compelling article
  • Have 20-30 minutes? Take an e-learning course
  • Have more time? Schedule an interactive workshop led by diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging experts

Self-paced learning

Begin your journey with learning options you choose. Then, enroll in a workshop.

Self-paced details

Virtual workshops

Strengthen your skills with Racial Equity and Allyship workshops and plan positive actions.

Workshop details

Discussion groups

Join an optional facilitated discussion before/after a workshop to support and amplify your learning.

Open Discussion details

View the syllabus for an overview of the experience.

For People Managers

Your role is pivotal to forging a workplace that upholds diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging values and goals. Special content in the eLearning courses and the virtual workshops is offered for those in leadership roles. Support tools and templates are included.

View details on the Manager Learning Journey webpage

Frequently Asked Questions

Review questions and answers about The IDEAL Learning Journey. 

Visit the FAQ webpage.

Let's learn together to build a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture.