Rochester – Creating Inclusive Workplaces by Addressing Microaggressions (Virtual Session)
December 6 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am ET
Where: Virtual (zoom) – link to be sent after registration
Continuing Education: This program is approved for PDC credits by HRCI and the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM).
This interactive session will support those who want to learn more about microaggressions and how to prevent the continued use of commonplace daily verbal, behavioral, or environmental slights, whether intentional or unintentional.
- Learning Objective 1: Define key terms (bias, microaggressions)
- Learning Objective 2: Review common microaggressions
- Learning Objective 3: Practice addressing and correcting microaggressions through intentional actions
About the Presenter:
Sady Alvarado-Fischer, CDP is a dynamic and highly sought-after, award-winning Queer, feminist, Latina speaker who is known for her energy and passion around social justice issues.
As the Vice President, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer at Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, Sady develops, leads and executes the company’s DEI strategy.
Sady is entrusted with challenging the status quo and creating a welcoming and equitable work culture. Under her leadership, DEI went from one department’s job to everyone’s responsibility to apply what she calls an “I.D.E.A. Mindset.” She has led the implementation of several policies, programs, and practices that are intentional about addressing and eliminating the impact of biases in all parts of the business. In addition to leading corporate key DEI goals, Sady works across all lines of business to identify and implement key divisional DEI-related goals.
Sady was one of 200 women featured in the Changemakers exhibit at the Rochester Museum and Science Center (exhibit ran Nov. 2020 – May 2021). She is a 2020 and 2019 Profiles in Diversity Journal, Diversity Leader Award Winner; Dale Carnegie “Highest Award for Achievement” and “Outstanding Performance” Award Recipient; 2017 Leadership Rochester Alumna and Class Representative; the 2016 Recipient of Latinas Unidas “Reconocimiento Volunteer Service” Award; a 2013 Democrat & Chronicle’s “Woman to Watch”; a 2009 “Latina to Watch” in La Voz; and the 2008 Recipient of the NYS Commissioner’s “Distinguished Service Award” for her work around HIV/AIDS.
For questions regarding registration, please contact Ann Marie Depoian, email@example.com, or Christine Whitfield, firstname.lastname@example.org.