PANEL: NAVIGATING GENDER & SEXUALITY WITH EMPLOYEES IN A CHANGING WORKPLACE

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION MASTERCLASS - 14-HRPA-CPD-Seal
This conference is pre-approved for 6 CPD hours. - MARCH 8, 2018 | VANTAGE VENUES, TORONTO

PANEL: NAVIGATING GENDER & SEXUALITY WITH EMPLOYEES IN A CHANGING WORKPLACE

2:45 PM – 3:35 PM

We’re all impacted by the way gender is currently perceived and constrained – yet everyone has the right to feel safe and comfortable at work.

In this fascinating panel, you’ll learn how to approach questions around LGB+ employment and how to facilitate LGB+ inclusion to the broader benefit of all employees, customers and clients.

  • How to approach LGB+ employment concerns
  • Communication strategies to prompt meaningful conversations and make employees feel safe
  • Overcoming and addressing the stigma of gender in our community and workplaces
  • Creating safe workplaces where LGB+ can advance careers without facing barriers
  • The role of LGBT+ Employee Resource Groups in a successful programs

Moderator:
Colin Druhan — Executive Director, Pride at Work, Canada

Speakers:
Aaron Poirier — Hosteling International
Dr. Raeleen Manjak — Director of Human Resources, City of Vernon
Anne Nickerson — Director, Equal Employment Opportunity Program, City of Vancouver