These short awareness exercises are created to provide you with practical tools to grow your cross-cultural awareness and deepen your intercultural empathy of yourself and people around you.
In order to reach deeper understanding we need to develop the skills and courage to leave our comfort zones and take the risk to openly engage. The following activities are envisioned as blueprints for learning to welcome differences, grow awareness, develop a culture of dialogue and explore the OTHER’s reality.
Why explore Diversity? Watch this animation video & find out in under one minute… view
Intercultural Biased Test – coming soon Do you have pre-conceptions? Test here your potential blindspots in 5 minutes.
7 Steps to Grow your Intercultural Skills
Step 1: On Pre-Conceptions (5 min) view
Step 2: On Differences of Communication Styles (4 min) view
Step 3: On the Privilege of Language (4 min) view
Step 4: On Non-Verbal Communication (4 min) view
Step 5: On Relationships Bridging Differences (6 min) view
Step 6: On Exploring New Perspectives (4 min) view
Step 7: On The Power of Empathy (9 min) view
Personal Step: Invite a friend
Use this animation video to challenge and inspire your friends to go through these 7 steps.
- Why explore Diversity? (1 min) view
Community Step: Initiate an Intercultural Event
To have more open and honest dialogues, deepen intercultural understanding and interconnect diverse people around you, you can initiate Screening Discussion Events with our intercultural documentaries Crossing Borders, The Dialogue or American Textures, set in Morocco, China and the USA. Use this 2 min video below to connect with community leaders in your area.
- Why Initiate Dialogues? (2 min) view