Level-UP eLearning


Our evidence-based and interactive digital learning solutions address a range of DEI topics, are available anytime, anywhere, on any device, and offered in blended learning models.

Our most popular, comprehensive curriculum is evidence-based and interactive and perfect for anyone in the early stages of their DEI journey.

Level-UP combines our 3 most popular curriculum delivered to over 25,000 people, across 5 continents, over the last 10 years into a single course.
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Reasons To Level-UP

Accessible
Level-UP is compatible with assistive devices, includes Closed captioning (CC) in English, Canadian French, and Spanish, and is offered in Feminuity’s Blended Learning Model to support various learning styles.
Actionable
Participants gain an understanding of foundational diversity, equity, and inclusion concepts, along with the tools and practical experience needed to put the ideas into action today, tomorrow, and in the future.
Affordable
Level-UP is priced to meet a range of budgets, including teams managing financial constraints, those who are budget-conscious, and those with formal and continuous learning and development budgets.
Engaging & Interactive
Short video lessons paired with interactive quizzes, surveys, activities, and self-reflection exercises to help participants contextualize learnings into daily workplace experiences.
Researched & Grounded
Content is data-informed and evidence-based, and paired with practical examples that reflect Feminuity’s years of client experience to help learners apply concepts and tools to everyday life.
Reflect & Re-engage
Participants receive a digital learning and resource guide to take notes, complete activities, recap learnings, set goals, and re-engage as needed. Guides support learning today and well into the future.

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Meet Your Facilitators

Narmeen Hasan
Director of Strategic Operations

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Narmeen believes in empowering people to solve our world's biggest social issues through collaboration, grace, and honest discourse. She is an avid volunteer and workshop leader in the LGBTQIA2S+ community.
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Keith Plummer
Director of Research & Learning

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Keith is a queer activist and scholar who embraces a global and intersectional perspective in their work and practices compassion in all that they do. Keith holds a Master’s in Comparative Social Policy from Oxford and is a certified Human Resources professional.

Steph Rebello
Director of Design & Strategy

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Steph is a practiced facilitator who works with organizations to develop resilient DEI strategies through shared accountability. She began her career in the non-profit sphere before moving into the corporate sector.

Dr. Sarah Saska
Co-Founder & CEO

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Sarah is a seasoned academic and experienced practitioner, having led pioneering doctoral research at the intersection of equity, technology, and innovation. She appreciates a critical perspective and values the messy parts of human interaction.
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KT Venti
Director of People Analytics & Insights

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KT leverages quantitative and qualitative research to develop data-informed and people-focused DEI strategy. They know that teams are at their best when members feel truly involved and recognized. Their passion and kindness is infectious.

What You'll Learn In Level-UP

Module 1: Introduction
Consider the importance of organizational diversity, equity, and inclusion-related efforts, reflect on your current understanding and practices, and learn about reconciliation.

Module 2: Level Setting with Key Definitions
Learn about diversity, equity, inclusion, and related concepts and reflect on the differences between the concepts.

Module 3: Bias, Mental Shortcuts, and Stereotypes
Explore how bias, mental shortcuts, and stereotypes affect how we perceive ourselves (and others) and how they can get in the way of diversity, inclusion, and equity-related efforts.

Module 4: Identities, Privilege, and Intersectionality
Explore different types of identities and the meaning and significance of privilege and power. Learn about intersectionality and what it means to take such an approach to diversity, equity, and inclusion-related efforts.

Module 5: Allyship, Solidarity, and Inclusive Leadership
Consider the importance of organizational diversity, equity, and inclusion-related efforts, reflect on your current understanding and practices, and learn about reconciliation.

Module 6: Inclusive Language and Practices
Explore how to formulate a meaningful apology and strategies for calling your team "in." Review leading inclusive language practices, and explore the significance of names and pronouns.

Module 7: From Learning to Action
Put your learning into practice by working through scenarios, making commitments, and setting goals to bring diversity, equity, and inclusion into your daily work.

Module 1: Introduction

To begin, we discuss the importance of DEI and related efforts for organizations, reflect on our current understanding and practices, and introduce the concept of reconciliation.
Module 2: Level Setting with Key Definitions

We define DEI and related concepts and discuss the differences.
Module 3: Bias, Mental Shortcuts, and Stereotypes

We will briefly explore how bias, mental shortcuts, and stereotypes affect how we perceive ourselves and others and how they can get in the way of DEI.
Module 4: Identities, Privilege, and Intersectionality

We learn about different types of identities and the meaning of privilege and power. We introduce the concept of intersectionality and outline what it means to take an intersectional approach.
Module 5: Allyship, Solidarity, and Inclusive Leadership

We investigate what allyship is and how to keep our allyship actionable by reframing it through the lens of solidarity. We learn the foundations of inclusive leadership and how to generate more equity for team members across different backgrounds and identities by practicing daily inclusive leadership.
Module 6: Inclusive Language and Practices

We explore how to formulate a meaningful apology and strategies for calling “in” team members when they cause harm. We also review leading practices on inclusive language across different social characteristics, such as gender, disability, race, and bodies. Finally, we align on the significance of names and pronouns in showing every team member dignity and respect.
Module 7: From Learning to Action

We put our learning into practice by considering scenarios, making commitments, and setting goals to bring DEI into our daily work.

Meet Level-UP Graduates

Alex Robertson
CEO, Campfire Circle

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"My experience with Level-UP was engaging, informative, challenging and, honestly, fun! I thoroughly enjoyed it. The team at Feminuity has created an accessible and relevant, of the time, educational experience. Kudos!"

Jane Riddell
COO, GoodLife Fitness

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"Feminuity's training was a refreshing reminder that we have a larger commitment to our world. I enjoyed every minute of it. From my perspective, it was an invaluable investment of my time."

Faith Tull
Talent Advisor, MaRs

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"Feminuity’s approach to educating the corporate world is second to none. All of their instructors and subject matter experts are just that, experts. Their level of research is world class and we’re proud to be associated with this organization."

Frequently Asked Questions

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Some of my team is starting their DEI journey, but others are more advanced. Is this course right for us?

The course is suitable for anyone in the early stages of their DEI journey. And, we designed Level-UP to support those who want a much more intensive and progressive learning experience.

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How long will it take to complete?

Feminuity’s self-guided Level-UP course can take about 4 to 6 hours to complete. If your team opts to launch the course as part of Feminuity’s Blended Learning Model, the time it takes to complete is likely to change! Whatever is most comfortable and optimal for your learning is the right pace.

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Do you offer a blend of self-directed learning and live facilitated sessions to support teams to learn separately and together?

Yes. Feminuity’s Blended Learning Model for Level-UP combines live sessions between modules where your team can come together and practice having difficult conversations. Our experienced facilitators can answer all their questions. Live sessions can be led by Feminuity’s team of expert facilitators, your team, or a combination. This approach maximizes engagement and retention while being inclusive.

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How can I access the course?

Feminuity’s self-guided Level-UP experience is available on computer, mobile, and tablet.

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We have a limited budget but want to sign up for this course. Can you help us?

Affordability is a part of accessibility for us. The course is priced to meet budget-conscious teams and those facing financial constraints.

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Is the course accessible?

From the design of the course curriculum to the visual elements, facilitation, and platform, Level-UP strives to reflect leading inclusive and accessible design principles. Level-UP is compatible with assistive devices and supports the cultural diversity of our users, including closed captioning (CC) and key learning tools and resource materials in English, French (Canadian), and Spanish. To better meet the needs of various learning styles, video transcripts and learning summaries are included at the start and end of each module, and the course is offered as part of Feminuity’s Blended Learning Model. The course features an accessible colour scheme and font selections, imagery that is representational and non-tokenistic, alt text, and literal and inclusive language. Feminuity is committed to improving the accessible and inclusive design of the Level-UP experience and encourages feedback at hello@feminuity.org.

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Do you provide participants with any resources or handouts?

Yes, this is a significant part of the course! Participants receive a digital learning and resource guide to take notes, complete activities, recap learnings, set goals, and support a continuous learning journey.

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Do I receive any documentation to say that I completed the course?

We provide a certificate of completion—perfect for LinkedIn, your resume, or to show off to coworkers or friends. Level-UP is also often accepted as part of an organization’s continuous learning requirements.

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Should the course be mandatory?

When launching any type of DEI-related learning within an organization, we recommend that you strongly encourage people to engage with it but never mandate it. Research indicates that people often respond to compulsory courses with anger and resistance, and many participants report more animosity toward other groups afterward.