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Leadership Network Webinar - Inclusion: LGBTQ+

April 20, 2021 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm

The Leadership Network is pleased to continue its webinar series on inclusion. This latest session is on Inclusion: LGBTQ+, and will focus on:

  • identifying the issues facing the LGBTQ+ community in higher education
  • sharing best practices for LGBTQ+ leaders to be successful
  • learning how every leader can create a sense of belonging for all members of their teams

Moderator:

Anne Kotleba - Lecturer & Sr. Program Coordinator, Nonprofit Leadership Alliance, School of Community Resources and Development, Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions

Panelists:

Julie Greenwood - Vice Dean for Educational Initiatives, EdPlus at ASU, Associate Professor, School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences

Kenro Kusumi - Professor & Director, School of Life Sciences, Associate Dean of Strategic Partnerships, The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Jacqueline Martinez - Associate Professor of Communication and Faculty Head, Languages and Cultures, College of Integrative Sciences and Arts

Casey Self - Senior Director, Academic Advising, The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

 

Click here to access the Zoom meeting at the time of the event.



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Implicit Bias and Microaggressions

May 7, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:30am

Preview:
Attendees will be introduced to the topic of implicit bias and microaggressions by engaging in a thoughtful dialogue with the presenter. Implicit or unconscious bias refers to the automatic thoughts or attitudes that affect our everyday actions and decisions. Individuals develop associations over the course of a lifetime by way of life experience and influences from the media, news, and society. Microaggressions are everyday verbal, non-verbal, behavioral, or environment slights, snubs, or insults (intentional and unintentional) than can communicate hostility or negativity towards marginalized groups.

Attendees will learn about the concepts and impact of implicit bias and microaggressions, gain an understanding of common occurrences of microaggressions, and will be encouraged to reflect on how their interactions affect interpersonal relationships with others in the academic and professional environment.

This event is offered on two days:

  • Day 1 - Friday, May 7, 2021 - 10:00am - 11:30am (MST)
  • Day 2 - Friday, June 11, 2021 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm (MST)

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