Foundations for EDI

Welcome to "Foundations for Creating Cultures of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI)," a nine-part 75-minute introductory series for evaluators and leaders wishing to integrate EDI in their practice and organizations. This series has been created collaboratively by CES and Bloom Consulting. 

The purpose of this series is to support the evolution of an evaluation community and profession that is inclusive and equitable for all right holders and stakeholders. It was designed for all types and experience levels of evaluators. For a definition and more context on rights holders, please read the National Inuit Strategy on Research.

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Module 0

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Module 1: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion through a Transformative Evaluation Lens

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Module 2: Understanding Our Diversity in Transformative Evaluation

Module 3: Making Unconscious Bias Conscious

Module 4: Being an Ally

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Module 5: Creating Inclusive Organizations

Module 6: Inclusive and Participatory Approaches to Leadership

Module 7: Institutionalizing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Module 8: Holding Accountability to Ourselves and Each Other

Module 9: Moving Forward

About Bloom Consulting Facilitators

Bloom is a team of facilitators, coaches, trainers and artists, passionate about supporting the evolutionary change of organizations and our world. We believe that together we are stronger and more resilient than we are alone, and that changing the way we do change work to be more equitable, healthy and inclusive is critical work of our times. For more information, you can find us at

The facilitators for this series are:

  • Rehana Tejpar, MEd (she/her), has a passion for transformative learning, systems change and building capacity for generative dialogue across difference. She has over 15 years of experience in facilitating participatory, arts-based and equity-centered change, and is always learning & unlearning! Rehana is deeply serious and deeply playful at once, believing in the need for thoughtful strategies that center creativity, play, embodiment and the imagination to open up fields of transformation and jump into the practice both personally and collectively. She practices Art of Hosting, Theatre of the Oppressed and InterPlay, and holds a Masters in Sociology and Equity Studies in Education. She served as National Facilitator for Righting Relations, a heart-centred, national network of adult educators, community organizers and Indigenous Peoples of the world working for radical social change through decolonization and popular education.
  • Moyo Rainos Mutamba, MSW (Social Justice and Diversity) PhD (Social Justice Education) (he/him), is an Anti-Racism, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (ARDEI) consultant, leadership coach, and scholar. He finds joy and meaning in supporting organizations to achieve deep cultural shifts. He specializes in integrating ARDEI principles and practices in organizational policies and operations to create cultures of belonging. Additionally, Moyo facilitates in university classrooms as a lecturer of social work (diversity, equity, and inclusion, leadership, mental health) at the University of Waterloo and Community Development at the University of Toronto.