Managing Microaggressions in the Workplace

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Written by Dobijoki Bringi |

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Have you ever come away from a workplace conversation thinking, "Did that really happen to me (and not in a good way)?" Perhaps you were the recipient of a casual remark about negative stereotypes or someone misidentified you as the other person of color at work. You may have experienced a microaggression in the workplace that left you feeling confused, frustrated, and angry. In this webinar, you'll learn about the types and examples of microaggressions in the workplace, and how they can be overt or subtle in nature. You'll also learn practical tips on how to process microaggressions that you have experienced and different ways you can both proactively and responsively address these microaggressions at work. 

What You'll Learn

  • Identify the types and examples of workplace microaggressions
  • Learn how to process microaggressions that you have experienced
  • Learn how to address microaggressions at work

Speaker Bio

Clara Ho (she/her) is a social worker and health care leader with hospital-based experience in patient and family engagement, co-design, and partnerships, inclusive program design, family-centred service delivery, and health care education. She is passionate about advancing health equity through partnering with service users at all levels of decision-making within a healthcare organization. Currently, Clara is the Manager of Client and Family-Centred Care and Partnerships at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, leading their award-winning Family Leadership Program and corporate family engagement initiatives. Previously, Clara advanced the Patient and Family-Centred Care strategy and education program at North York General Hospital.

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