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Activating Allyship: Advocating for Others Workshop

Date(s):
Friday, June 23, 2023
8:00 AM–8:30 AM Pacific Time: Login
8:30 AM–10:30 AM Pacific Time: Workshop
Format:
Webinar
Status:
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This workshop will be offered as virtual-only as we did not meet the minimum number of attendees to host this session in-person.

Event Details


Cost

Engineers and Geoscientists BC Registrant Early Bird Price: Virtual Attendance - Activating Allyship Workshop : $100.00 + GST = $105.00 until June 9, 2023

Engineers and Geoscientists BC Registrant Regular Price: Virtual Attendance - Activating Allyship Workshop : $150.00 + GST = $157.50

Non-Registrant Price: Virtual Attendance - Activating Allyship Workshop : $150.00 + GST = $157.50

Student Price: Virtual Attendance - Activating Allyship Workshop : $100.00 + GST = $105.00

Contact

Tasha Booth

Event Description


Allyship has been defined as a lifelong process of building relationships based on trust, consistency, and accountability with individuals and groups of people who are different than you. In this session you will learn what it means to be an active ally and unpack what can stand in our way to unlock advocacy for other people - including microaggressions in the workplace. Learn how to create a practice of learning, unlearning, and relearning and how you can recognize and overcome microaggressions in the workplace. Once we understand the foundation of being an ally, we can actively support others and be a role model to proactively championing inclusion.

Event Presenter(s)


Erin Davis
Founder and Lead Inclusion Strategist, Erin Davis Co.

About the Event


Learning Objectives

  • Understand what it means to be an active ally.
  • Unpack what stands in our way to unlocking advocacy for other people—including microaggressions, discrimination, harassment, bullying, or lateral violence.
  • How to create a practice of learning, unlearning, and relearning to continue to grow in your practice.
  • Identify and commit to action.

Workshop Series

This workshop is part of a 3-part series that explores psychological safety, unconscious bias, and activating allyship. There are no prerequisites to attend each workshop and individual registration is available.

Speaker

Erin Davis

Founder and Lead Inclusion Strategist, Erin Davis Co.

Erin Davis is an award-winning expert, inspirational speaker, and global thought leader in the field of diversity, equity, and inclusion, helping people feel a sense of connection and belonging.

She is the founder of Erin Davis Co. and as Lead Inclusion Strategist helps leaders understand their role in creating a more inclusive workplace to unlock creativity and enhance innovation. Erin also empowers diversity and inclusion champions at all levels to find their voice and supports their journey to create a more inclusive world, one conversation at a time. She is a passionate social justice advocate committed to authentically and bravely challenging the status quo, and helping others to make the same commitment.

Erin serves as the co-chair of the Edmonton Business Diversity Network, a group of companies and organizations who are interested in advancing and shaping the diversity and inclusion environment in the Edmonton region. In addition, she supported the City of Edmonton’s Community Safety and Well-Being Task Force to develop recommendations to address racism, discrimination, excessive use of force, poverty and homelessness in the City of Edmonton, and currently serves as a Director with both McMan Youth, Family and Community Services Association and Explore Edmonton.

She currently lives in Treaty 6 Territory, Region 4 of the Metis Nation of Alberta, in Edmonton with her husband and two amazing children, where they both work to teach them about a world where inclusion truly matters.