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How do race + gender + socioeconomic status + belief system + upbringing + orientation, and so many other pieces of our identity combine to inform how we show up in the world and at work?
Join us for our next After 6: Career Conversations event! We'll be talking about intersectionality at work.
You don't want to miss it!
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM EST
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About the Panelists:
Natalie Gillard: During her undergraduate experience, Natalie Gillard found that support for individuals from diverse backgrounds was rather limited. The latter ignited her desire to pursue a self-designed graduate study in Race and Ethnic Relations, as well as diverse professional opportunities. Natalie has held various inclusion roles over her 11 year career in the field of Higher Education, presently serving as Stevenson University's Assistant Vice President for Multicultural Experience. She is the creator of FACTUALITY, a facilitated dialogue, crash course, and board game, all in one, that explores structural inequality based on national averages, in America. FACTUALITY has supported the diversity and inclusion initiatives of Fortune 500 company, Lockheed Martin, the College Board, Bill Gates Millennium Scholars, and The University of Arizona, where author and civil rights activist, bell hooks participated. FACTUALITY has reached nearly 2000 participants, has been featured in Baltimore Magazine, the Afro American Newspapers, and is listed in the Kellogg Foundation's Racial and Equity Resource Guide.
Karen Fleshman: Karen Fleshman, Esq. is an attorney, activist, and a nationally recognized expert on racism, workplace fair practices, and police brutality. Her recent video plea to white women to stop calling cops on people of color went viral, with over 4.2 million views.
After a career in antipoverty, in 2014 Karen founded Racy Conversations, a training company, to inspire the first antiracist generation in the United States.
She gives talks and facilitates workshops at companies throughout the United States on racism, unconscious bias, micro aggressions, sexual harassment, inclusive management practices, and raising antiracist children. Her clients include KQED, the Sierra Club, the Wikimedia Foundation, Yahoo, Sony, and KARGO. She blogs for Huffington Post.
Karen dedicates much of her time to police accountability activism and serves on the workgroup overseeing implementation of the United States Department of Justice recommendations on ending bias at the San Francisco Police Department.
She is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College, the University of Texas at Austin, and New York Law School, and is admitted to practice law in New York.
Christine Sanders: Christine Sanders is the creator, director and executive producer of the web series Barely Adults. Barely Adults launched on Vimeo in March of 2017 and will be screened at the Martha's Vineyard African American Film Festival, New York Latino Film Festival Presented by HBO, and the DC Black Film Festival.
Sanders was previously the Director of Production at the Wall Street Journal Custom Studios, where she supervised global video production for branded content. She has received awards from Ad Age, Webby, Cannes Lions, Telly, and IAA Brilliance Award for her work. She has also held production and programming positions at MSN, MTV and Food Network.
Christine graduated from New York University with a double major in Journalism and Africana studies. She is currently an independent writer and producer based in Los Angeles and New York.