Coalition for Racial & Ethnic Equity in Development
Equal Space for Every Creed & Race

Learning Hub

Using this online platform, CREED seeks to nurture a Racial and Ethnic Equity (REE) learning community. This Learning Hub invites CREED members to share best practices, tools, and resources to build mutual learning. We expect to use the Learning Hub to communicate the achievements of our member organizations as we advance on our individual REE journeys.

CREED celebrates the DEI and REE efforts that other organizations, clients, and associations are leading in our industry. We recognize the complementary nature of this work, and by linking together on the Learning Hub we hope to build synergies.

General Resources

CREED Racial Equity Signatory Event

On July 13, 2023, Shereen Daniels, the CEO of HR Rewired and author of the Anti-Racist Organization joined CREED member signatories to discuss her experiences working with several Fortune 500 companies, NGOs, and more to advance racial equity in their organizations.

CREED Learning Event

On June 8, 2023, CREED hosted a learning event, Navigating Challenges and Opportunities in Early to Mid-career: a Conversation with Aaron Williams and Taylor Jack, authors of "The Young Black Leader's Guide to a Successful Career in International Affairs: What the Giants Want You to Know".

CREED One Year Anniversary Event

On February 22, 2023, CREED hosted its first anniversary event, Continuing to Build Courage, Capabilities, and Community to Advance Racial and Ethnic Equity. Featured speakers included USAID Counselor Clinton D. White; Assistant Secretary of State for the Western Hemisphere Affairs Ambassador Brian A. Nichols; President of PepsiCo Foundation C.D. Glin; Director of the Ralph Bunche International Affairs Center at Howard University Tonija Navas; and UNICEF USA’ Vice President Vice President of Diversity, Racial Equity & Belonging Muna Idow. For more information, visit our anniversary event page.

CREED Launch Event

On February 22, 2022, CREED hosted its official launch event! Serving as a Call to Action, this webinar featured Hill and industry leaders as well as CREED Core Team members. Discussions led by the industry leaders centered around the relevance of racial and ethnic equity to our work and staff. CREED Core Team members shared their perspectives about why their organizations signed the REE pledge. Speakers included:

  • Erin Brown, USAID Acting Chief Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility Officer
  • Tracey L. France, MCC Chief Diversity Officer
  • Algene Sajery, DFC Vice President for External Affairs/Head, Global Gender Equity Initiatives
  • Garfield A. Bowen, 3M Vice President, Social Justice Strategy and Initiatives
  • Raj Kumar, Devex President and Editor-in-Chief
  • Indira Ahluwalia, President, KAUR Strategies, and CREED Founder
  • Deirdre White, CEO, Pyxera Global, and CREED Core Team member
  • Jenn Williamson, Vice President, Gender and Social Inclusion, ACDI/VOCA, and CREED Core Team member
  • Paul Weisenfeld, Executive Vice President, RTI, and CREED Core Team member
  • Farley Cleghorn, Group Director, Health, Palladium, and CREED Core Team member

WILD Network Online Learning HUB Videos

What does the CREED pledge look like in action? Organizations from across the global development sector share concrete and transferable information from their journeys to build inclusive organizations.

CREED Glossary

This glossary defines terms used in this pledge and select additional terms related to the pledge to build mutual understanding and a common base from which to operationalize the pledge.

Component One Resources

Policies and Systems

CREED C1 Learning Event

On July 11, 2022 CREED held the first installment of our Learning Series on Component One - Policies and Systems. This live event was only available to Member Signatories, and was not recorded. Our research and event notes are available below.

Component Two Resources

People, Leadership, and Organizational Structure

CREED C2 Learning Event

On December 5, 2022 CREED held the second installment of our Learning Series on Component Two - People, Leadership, and Organizational Structure. The recording from this event and the November Humentum webinar on Enabling Global Support For Localized Talent are available on our YouTube Channel.

Learning Event Participants include: Swathi Massar, Mercy Corps; Yvonna Stevens, International Youth Foundation; Natalie Abegesah, Partners of the Americas; Danielle Berfond, The Bridgespan Group; Susan Reichle, IYF, moderator

Component Three Resources

Organizational Culture

CREED C3 Learning Event

On June 27, 2023 CREED held the third installment of our Learning Series on Component Three - Organizational Culture. The recording from this hybrid event is available on our YouTube Channel and from the link below, along with a summary brief and the speaker bios.

Component Four Resources


Learning Event August 2023

Component Five Resources

Communications and Transparency

Learning Event December 2023