TLD Group hosts the first session in their Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion series led by Dr. Dale Caldwell, an expert on Influence Leadership and his father, Rev. Gilbert H. Caldwell, a “Foot Soldier” in the Civil Rights Movement, who knew and marched with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Their presentation connects the Civil Rights Movement to current realities and provides a framework that will help listeners understand the connection between personal influences and diversity, inclusion and equity.
Creating a Culture of Equity Diversity and Inclusion
Presenter: Dale Caldwell, EdD and Rev. Gilbert Caldwell
Date: May 27, 2020
About the Presenters
Dr. Dale Caldwell
Dr. Caldwell is the CEO and Founder of Strategic Influence, LLC and an executive coach with the Leadership Development Group (TLD). In addition, he is a professor at Fairleigh Dickinson University and the creator of the “Intelligent Influence” framework for individual and organizational success. He is the author of six books including the popular book Intelligent Influence: The 4 Steps of Highly Successful Leaders and Organizations. Dr. Caldwell has over 18 years of experience as a corporate management consultant and executive coach in addition to having the honor of leading Intelligent Influence® consulting projects for a diverse set of corporate, government and nonprofit clients.
Rev. Gilbert H. Caldwell
The Rev. Gilbert H. Caldwell first met Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in 1958 while he was a student at Boston University. He actively participated in the 1963 March on Washington, the 1964 Mississippi Freedom Summer, the 1965 Selma to Montgomery March, and the March in Boston protesting public school segregation, 1968 Poor People's Campaign. Rev. Caldwell is a graduate of North Carolina A. & T. State University and Boston University School of Theology. He received an Honorary Doctor of Divinity, D.D. degree, Dakota Wesleyan University, Mitchell, South Dakota. Rev. Caldwell is a retired United Methodist Church minister who has pastored churches in Boston, New Haven, Brooklyn, Harlem, Chester, Pennsylvania and Denver, Colorado. He has been a United Methodist Church District Superintendent in Boston and West Chester, Pennsylvania.