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In our commitment to philanthropy, all of us are looking to make sure that our individual and professional missions are aligned with our actions. In our daily fast paced lives, there are often small things, with a big impact that can directly impact others on our teams and organizations. Microaggressions can diminish and stigmatize people and according to a recent Gallup poll, microaggressions contribute $450 billion to $550 billion per year loss in U.S. workforce productivity. What are they? Microaggressions are the subtle ways in which body and verbal language convey oppressive idealogy about power, privilege against marginalized identities. (The Microaggressions Project). Are we aware of our own behavior and attitudes?
Join us for a discussion and workshop led by an expert in the field of diversity and inclusion globally Tanya M. Odom.
- Different types of microaggressions that exist in our society
- Causes and implications of microaggressions
- What are the implications in the workplace?
- Countering microaggressions with microaffirmations
- Tanya Odom, Global Diversity and Inclusion and Education Consultant and Executive Coach
- Anna Giraldo-Kerr, Leadership and Cultural Competence Coach and Consultant
- Susan Olivo, Executive Director, Reader's Digest Partners for Sight Foundation