POSTPONED - Being Conscious About Bias: The Role of Bystanders in Workplace Culture (Part II of II) - Halifax

Apr 23, 2020 11:40 AM - 1:30 PM

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Date: TBD

Time: Lunch and Networking: 11:40 am, Presentation: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Cost: Free (lunch – please advise of any special dietary requirements)

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This event qualifies for 1 Professional Development Hour (PDH) for the Engineers Nova Scotia CPD program.

 

What is a bystander and what role do they play in creating a healthy, inclusive workplace culture? That will be the topic of discussion is this interactive lunch and learn session. Participants will become aware of the different types of bystanders – active or passive – and how their actions influence workplace dynamics. Case scenarios, role play and question and answer will be used to discuss how participants can use their influence in the workplace to reduce negative behaviours and to focus on actions that create supportive and inclusive work environments.

 

Speaker Bio: Amorell Saunders N'Daw, BAA, MEd

A Partner in KBRS’s Executive Search Practice, Amorell has provided search and recruitment leadership and support to a broad spectrum of organizations. During a 12-year career at the University of Toronto Scarborough, Amorell was instrumental in setting up the equity and diversity function of the Campus, was the Liaison for tri-campus equity-related initiatives and issues and served as Senior Advisor, Equity and Diversity for a one-year period.  She developed and offered training to faculty, staff and students and was a founding member of the University’s first-ever affinity group for racialized administrative staff.  For her efforts to promote a diverse, supportive and inclusive environment at the University, Amorell was recognized with multiple awards recognizing her commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Amorell also assisted KPMG with its equity and diversity strategy group, working with clients to promote equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace.  She is frequently invited to speak to member-based groups on equity issues and is known for her engaging, fun, and hands-on approaching to addressing a serious topic.

Schedule

11:40 AM - 1:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Access this session from your computer, tablet or phone using the following steps:

​1. Make sure your device is updated to Adobe Flash Player 10.1 or later

​2. Download the Adobe Connect app in advance (this can take 5 minutes or so)

​3. Connect to the session through the URL:  https://engineersnovascotia.adobeconnect.com/lunch/