B3: Professional Leadership Track
Thursday, July 19, 2018 | 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
renaissance washington, dc hotel | Meeting Room 16
B3: Build, Breakthrough & Believe is a professional and leadership development program for aspiring Asian Pacific American (APA) professionals interested in taking their personal and professional goals to the next level through leadership development and networking. The B3 Professional Leadership Track sessions run from 2 pm - 5 pm on Thursday, July 19 and is free to attend.
RSVP for B3 Track is SOLD OUT.
2:00 - 3:15 PM
Unpacking Our Implicit Biases
Everyone has unconscious biases that can affect the workplace. In this workshop, you'll go through a series of simulations and eye-opening activities that will help uncover your hidden biases in order to better engage and support your counterparts in the workplace.
FACILITATOR/PRESENTER: Ginny Berry, Federal Employee
3:30 - 4:45 PM
Applying an Intersectional, Inclusive Leadership Approach to Work and Organizations
We don’t often think about how work environments contribute to different forms of oppression like sexism and racism and how that directly impacts individuals in their ability to be their full selves and produce their highest quality of work. It’s actually usually a given that we will be treated like work drones and that work will suck. But it doesn’t need to be that way. When leaders take an anti-oppression inclusive leadership approach, they are able to not just treat their employees like full complex human beings but also they are able to engage their best thinking and energies and address dynamics of marginalization within the organization. This presentation explains why inclusive leadership from the senior staff to the junior staff is critical for our own professional fulfillment and personal integrity and how that concretely shows up on in how we make decisions, share power, create dialogue, and care for ourselves as we do the work.