Navigating Difference© Cultural Competence Training

Navigating Difference© is not about specific cultural groups, trying to change your values, blaming or fault finding, or creating guilt or angry situations.

diverse group of people

Mary Weinand


What is cultural competence?

Cultural competence is the ability to interact and communicate effectively with people from diverse cultures, including those of a different age, socioeconomic status, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, ability, race, and more

What is Navigating Difference© cultural competence training?

Navigating Difference© was developed by Washington State University Extension and enables participants to create a safe and welcoming environment for all learners with activities that respect and support individual learning styles.

Learn How to:

Become more aware of our personal and organizational cultures

Examine how these cultures both positively and negatively affect our ability to work across difference

Build skills to increase our cultural competencies as we work with others who are different from us