About IEEI

Mission and Background

The Information Ethics & Equity Institute (IEEI) advances the global workforce by providing quality learning and development programs for data and information workers. Our history includes the development of best practices in information ethics and equity and the creation and maintenance of timely continuing education and training programs for data and information workers.

Drawn from in-depth research on the learning process and an international network of experts, IEEI continuing education and training programs offer data and information professionals action-oriented skills and strategies to leverage cutting-edge information studies research in the workplace.

Competitive Advantage

IEEI---the only Accredited Provider of IACET CEUs focused specifically on the professional development of data and information workers---offers workshops, webinars, downloadable and printed resources, industry research, news, and more to organizations seeking continuing education and training for this unique workforce sector. IEEI also facilitates a variety of continuing education and training assessments, benchmarking studies, process improvement evaluations, and strategic planning initiatives for data and information organizations.

As a central aspect of its public-benefit orientation, IEEI connects information professionals to specialized experts through an extensive network of academic researchers, institutional representatives, and organizational contacts. By providing resources and updates to the general public, we support ethical and equitable information practices that foster social justice and diversity among data and information workers.

Custom Advisory Services for Organizations

IEEI takes an holistic approach to organizational consulting. Facilitating support before, during, and after client continuing education and training programs, our experts work closely with organizations to conduct a variety of audits and strategic planning analyses to inform the design of a custom curriculum to achieve a range of organizational goals. After the learning event, we continue to work with the organization to facilitate the integration of the desired systems and behaviors into the organizational culture. Additionally, we craft tailored educational programs for groups and individuals in all levels and functional areas of the organization. Our comprehensive approach is designed to bring all stakeholders into the fold to develop an inclusive, all-hands diversity and equity-focused training program to meet your unique and complex organizational challenges. Let's discuss how we can build knowledge and value with you.

Custom Auditing & Strategic Planning

  • Climate assessment
  • Diversity auditing & analytics
  • Equity planning
  • Inclusion planning (“diversity plan”)
  • Change management
  • Sense-making process modeling
  • Values & identity mapping (e.g., mission/vision)
  • Strategic planning
  • Implementation planning & facilitation

Custom Education & Training Programs

  • Ethics training (equity and inclusion)
  • Implicit bias training (e.g., gender, race, sexual orientation, ability, class, etc.)
  • Un/learning whiteness
  • Structural oppression: Yesterday and today
  • Communications equity and inclusion
  • Senior Leaders Institute (CDOs/Senior management/Other executives)
  • Young Leaders Institute