Microaggressions 101: How to Build a Culture of Inclusion [5415]
Date: Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Time: 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center
Room: A123

   Almar Walter, Director of Diversity and inclusion, Capital University

Track: Social and Behavioral
Secondary Track: Human Resources
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Basic


Employers must intentionally re-affirm their commitment to create environments and practices that embrace a diverse workforce. This session facilitates positive intergroup interaction, reduces prejudice, and informs participants on how to work effectively together. The presenter examines the impacts that microaggressions have and explore how microaggressions manifest in work environments. Participants learn strategies to recognize and overcome cultural stereotypes.

Learning Objectives:
Identify why workplace diversity and workplace inclusion are different and the reasons why
Define how microaggressions manifest in our living, learning and workplace environments
Explain the shifting demographics and how these shifts will continue to impact the workplace environment
Recognize aspects of participants' own culture and identities

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  HRCI: 1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

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