The Nextions Academy’s D&I Champions Certificate Series is a series of carefully curated programming and coaching that will substantially enhance any diversity and inclusion practitioner or leader in organizations today. The programming is comprised of three levels of course curriculum (1.5 days in-person seminar for each level) and monthly group coaching between workshops totaling 40 hours of direct and supplemental training. Attending all 3 in-person course seminars and a significant percentage of the group coaching sessions is required to receive the D&I Champion Certificate from the Nextions Academy. (You can attend individual seminars without committing to the overall series.)

2020- 2021
Inclusion Strategy and Programming in Law Firms
$2750 Per Level or $7500 for Full Certificate Series


Level 1: March 16 and March 17, 2020

Level 2: September 8 and September 9, 2020

Level 3: March 16 and March 17, 2021

The D&I Champions Certificate Series from the Nextions Academy takes professional learning to the next level by delivering unsurpassed curriculum specific to diversity, inclusion, equity, and leadership and connecting that curriculum to execution through coaching.




The Nextions Academy’s Workshops and Seminars are in-person collective learning experiences on leadership and inclusion topics in deliberately selected small cohorts. The learning experiences are a carefully curated combination of research updates, small group discussions, peer learning, action planning, and monthly cohort coaching sessions to transform the information into applicable lessons for you and your organization.

The Nextions Academy also offers Virtual Courses and Webinars that are succinct versions of our Workshops and Seminars and offer introductory dives into current leadership and inclusion research and applicable skill sets. Our virtual programming also includes cohort coaching that varies from program to program.


January 15, 2020
Mind the Gap:
Neurobehavioral Frameworks for Sustainable Inclusion
General Information


We have not yet opened the registration period for the following workshops.
Please contact us at [email protected] for more information or to let us know that you are interested in a particular workshop.

June 24, 2020
Mind the Gap:

Neurobehavioral Frameworks for Inclusive Recruiting, Hiring & Onboarding

September 24, 2020
Mind the Gap:
Neurobehavioral Frameworks for Inclusive Feedback & Evaluations

November 12, 2020
Mind the Gap:

Neurobehavioral Frameworks for Sustaining Inclusive Cultures


Think Smarter. Lead Better.

  • Peace is not unity in similarity but unity in diversity, in the comparison and conciliation of differences.

    Mikhail Gorbachev
  • The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function.

    F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Wit lies in recognizing the resemblance among things which differ and the difference between things which are alike.

    Madame De Stael
  • The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.

    Albert Einstein
  • Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won't come in.

    Isaac Asimov
  • Strength lies in differences, not in similarities.

    Stephen R. Covey
  • The biggest mistake is believing there is one right way to listen, to talk, to have a conversation -- or a relationship.

    Deborah Tannen
  • I not only use all the brains that I have, but all I can borrow.

    Woodrow Wilson
  • Controversial' as we all know, is often a euphemism for 'interesting and intelligent.

    Kevin Smith
  • Diversity creates dimension in the world.

    Elizabeth Ann Lawless
  • Where all think alike, no one thinks very much.

    Walter Lippmann
  • Honest difference of views and honest debate are not disunity. They are the vital process of policy among free men.

    Herbert Hoover
  • Human salvation lies in the hands of the creatively maladjusted.

    Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • It is not that I'm so smart. But I stay with the questions much longer.

    Albert Einstein
  • When we lose the right to be different, we lose the privilege to be free.

    Charles Evan Hughes
  • Differences challenge assumptions.

    Anne Wilson Schaef
  • America has believed that in differentiation, not in uniformity, lies the path of progress. It acted on this belief; it has advanced human happiness, and it has prospered.

    Louis D. Brandeis
  • To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.

    Tony Robbins
  • Diversity and independence are important because the best collective decisions are the product of disagreement and contest, not consensus or compromise.

    James Surowiecki
  • Freethinkers are those who are willing to use their minds without prejudice and without fearing to understand things that clash with their own customs, privileges, or beliefs.

    Leo Tolstoy
  • There never were in the world two opinions alike, no more than two hairs or two grains; the most universal quality is diversity.

    Michel de Montaigne
  • One must even beware of too much certainty that the answer to life's problems can only be found in one way and that all must agree to search for light in the same way and cannot find it in any other way.

    Eleanor Roosevelt
  • Difference of opinion is helpful in religion.

    Thomas Jefferson
  • Strength lies in differences, not in similarities.

    Stephen R. Covey
  • In our work and in our living, we must recognize that difference is a reason for celebration and growth, rather than a reason for destruction.

    Audre Lorde
  • Honest difference of views and honest debate are not disunity.They are the vital process of policy among free men.

    Herbert Hoover
  • Diversity: the art of thinking independently together.

    Malcolm Forbes
  • Our ability to reach unity in diversity will be the beauty and the test of our civilisation.

    Mahatma Gandhi
  • Wide differences of opinion in matters of religious, political, and social belief must exist if conscience and intellect alike are not to be stunted, if there is to be room for healthy growth.

    Theodore Roosevelt