You may have heard people talking about pronouns, gender identity and inclusion. It’s time we gain a better understanding of what those words refer to, how this knowledge can help our businesses and our everyday lives.
• Think deeply about personal experiences related to difference and belonging
• Explore how norms – what counts as normal in our everyday practices – can limit efforts to be more inclusive of difference
• Introduces conversations about gender and sexuality powerfully
• Consider ways to deviate from the norm in order to practice DEI (diversity, equity and inclusion) personally, artistically, and professionally
• Interrogate norms and assumptions that impact diversity and inclusion work, personal reflection, vulnerability, gender and sexuality
Sean C. Kenney (he/him/his) brings over 10 years’ experience working in organizational contexts inside and outside of the United States across varied industries including nonprofit organizing, youth development, media production, higher education, and international NGOs. He is currently completing a master’s degree in organizational communication at the University of Colorado Boulder. Sean’s research focuses on how organizations practice and implement diversity and inclusion initiatives.
Kathryn Joan Leslie (she/they) brings 10 years’ experience in teaching and training in both corporate and higher education contexts, as well as a background in career development and coaching, human resources, and recruiting. Kathryn is currently pursuing a PhD in organizational communication. Kathryn’s research focuses on power and difference in organizations and organizing, with particular attention to how normative practices of professionalism discipline queered, gendered, and racialized bodies.
What to bring? A notebook, pen and your business cards.
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