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May 2021

CEW+Inspire Workshop | Promoting Gender Equity in the Professions: What Can We Learn from Academic Medicine?

May 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Online Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1234 United States + Google Map

This session will provide an overview of the presenter’s journey to study the promotion of gender equity in medicine. Dr. Reshma Jagsi will discuss in detail the evidence that her research team and others have gathered to demonstrate the impact of the differential challenges that women in medicine face (unconscious biases, gendered expectations of society, and overt discrimination and harassment) and their evidence-based recommendations regarding:  how advocacy can lead both to the development of beneficial pipeline programs and policies governing…

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Positive Business Conference – Day One

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Online Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1234 United States + Google Map

Day 1: Thursday, May 13, 2021   Sessions Speakers 10:00 AM – 11:20 AM Welcome + Opening Sessions Conference Host Chris Marcell Murchison (Center for Positive Organizations)   Connection Monica Worline (Michigan Ross)   A New Lens for Leadership: Learnings in a Complex Year Keith Allman (Masco) + Susan Ashford (Michigan Ross)   If I Could Tell You Just One Thing: Conversations with Ross Thought Leadership Dave Ulrich + Esther Kyte (Michigan Ross)   Connection Interval I – An Opportunity to Pause, Reflect, and Connect Chris Marcell Murchison (Center for Positive…

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LSA DEI Workshop: Diversity 101

May 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1234 United States + Google Map

In order to have meaningful, productive conversations about diversity, equity, and inclusion, we must start with a common language. This session will provide an introduction to key terminology as well as the categories and labels we use to describe others and ourselves. We will also examine how our identities shape the way we enter the world and our interactions with each other. Emphasis will be placed on using our identities to help us understand the identities and experiences of others.…

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Positive Business Conference – Day Two

May 14 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Online Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1234 United States + Google Map

Sessions Speakers 10:00 AM – 11:20 AM Turning the People Stuff Inside Out Ashley Goodall (Cisco) + Gretchen Spreitzer (Michigan Ross)   The Co-Creation of Human Connection John Paul (J.P.) Stephens (Case Western Reserve University)   Truth Telling in Tumultuous Times Rich Berens (Root Inc.)   If I Could Tell You Just One Thing: Conversations with Ross Thought Leadership Morela Hernandez + Esther Kyte (Michigan Ross) 11:20 AM – 11:30 AM Break   11:30 AM – 12:00 PM Question & Answer Session Chris Marcell Murchison (Center for Positive Organizations)…

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LEAD: Racism Is a Public Health Crisis

May 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1234 United States + Google Map

LEAD, Leading Equity And Diversity, is a series of conversations where attendees have the opportunity to hear from a diverse group of guests who lead and/or support DEI and social justice initiatives. This LEAD conversation will address how racism is a public health crisis. COVID-19 and its disproportionate impact on communities of color have unearthed the deep roots of inequity that exist in the structures of our society, including our health system. Speakers will discuss racism and its effects on…

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ONLINE Board Fellowship Info Session for Nonprofits

May 19 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Online Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1234 United States + Google Map

Are you a nonprofit organization in Southeast Michigan that is curious about the Board Fellowship program?  This session provides an overview for prospective organizations interested in participating during the 2021-22 academic year.  Business+Impact is all about building relationships. Using our rigorous matchmaking and vetting process, students with the unique skills to work in your organization on your issues will be assigned to your board as non-voting members. You will benefit from their expertise in project management, marketing, business systems, policy analysis, strategic…

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Entering, Engaging, and Exiting Communities Respectfully

May 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1234 United States + Google Map

This interactive virtual workshop introduces principles and practices for thoughtfully engaging with communities, including motivations, impact of social identities, and strategies for engaging in reciprocal, ethical, and respectful ways. Register here

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Exposures and Dementia Risk: What do Environmental Chemicals Have to do With It?

May 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1234 United States + Google Map

Dr. Kelly Bakulski will present “Exposures and Dementia Risk: What do Environmental Chemicals Have to do With It?” Dr. Bakulski is an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. This community lecture is hosted by the Michigan Alzheimer's Disease Research Center. The event will last for approximately one hour. Register here

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June 2021

Integrating Critical Perspectives into Leadership: Moving Theory and Practice Towards Inclusion and Justice

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1234 United States + Google Map

This session will provide a foundational exploration of critical social theory and the utility of cultivating critical perspectives to interrogate leadership theory and practice. Participants will learn the art of deconstruction and reconstruction of leadership theory and practice, to challenge dominant norms and discover how to engage in leadership grounded in social justice and inclusion. Speaker: Natasha Turman (she/her/hers), Director, Women in Science and Engineering Residence Program Registration is required at https://myumi.ch/R5llQ. We want to ensure full and equitable participation in…

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LSA DEI Workshop: The Microaggression Session

June 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1234 United States + Google Map

Jessica Garcia, LSA DEI Manager will lead this program updated to include content directly related to the COVID-19 pandemic. For questions or requests for accommodation, please contact our Administrative Coordinator, Mikalia Dennis (mikaliad@umich.edu) as soon as possible. Microaggressions are verbal, behavioral, or environmental slights. They can be overt, subtle or unintentional, and lead to significant consequences. In this session, participants will: - Learn about "microaggressions" and other concepts relevant to this topic - Obtain an understanding of the social and…

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LSA DEI Workshop: Allies at Work

June 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1234 United States + Google Map

This program has been modified to deliver in a remote setting and updated to include content directly related to the COVID-19 pandemic. For questions or requests for accommodation, please contact our Administrative Coordinator, Mikalia Dennis (mikaliad@umich.edu) as soon as possible. In this session, participants will learn: - The role of allies in creating inclusive environments and creating change - The best practices for being an ally - How to apply these best practices in a work environment - To identify…

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20 Things Everyone Should Know about Slavery

June 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Online Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1234 United States + Google Map

Panelists will seek to generate a discussion about how historical knowledge might contribute solutions to the problems of contemporary expressions of human slavery and offer new pathways to democracy and freedom. Among American historians, it is generally agreed that the historical study of chattel slavery covered about 250 years: from 1619 to 1865 in the United States and to 1888 in Brazil and the Americas. Yet slavery has not disappeared. Globally, an estimated 27–40 million persons are victims of involuntary…

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Entering, Engaging, and Exiting Communities Respectfully

June 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1234 United States + Google Map

This interactive virtual workshop introduces principles and practices for thoughtfully engaging with communities, including motivations, impact of social identities, and strategies for engaging in reciprocal, ethical, and respectful ways. Register here

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Mentoring Across Differences

June 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1234 United States + Google Map

This workshop will address challenges that emerge in mentoring relationships related to the players’ social identities and their intersection. Through a variety of interactive activities and case studies, participants will be able to explore from a distance the way bias plays out in mentoring relationships, dive into closer practice to recognize their own bias from a mentor’s perspective, and develop strategies to interrupt various biases to ensure particular kinds of collaborations with members of their (future) teams. Participants will also…

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