Monday, December 16, 2019 — 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM EST

Part of the Crisis Prevention Institute's Prepare Training Course

Join a CPI-certified instructor for this highly interactive and valuable offering. This workshop enables participants to build confidence to effectively deal with potentially hostile, angry, or frustrated stakeholders, both internal and external to the workplace.

Audience: Students, Faculty and staff

Thursday, December 12, 2019 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST
Brown bag lunch with coffee cup

Join TK Pritchard, Public Education Manager at the Sexual Assault Support Centre (SASC) of Waterloo Region, for this informative and itneractive workshop on Healthy Relationships. You will also learn about the services and resources available at SASC.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

The goal of this workshop is to raise our awareness of the kinds of behaviours and attitudes that are potentially precursors to workplace harassment and how these can be prevented or addressed in order to minimize the incidences of harassing behaviour.

Audience: Faculty and Staff

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 — 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST
LGBTQ+ Making Spaces

Participants learn more about gender identity/expression, sexual identity, homophobia, heterosexism, bi-phobia, transphobia and how these intersect with other identities.

Audience: Students, Faculty and Staff

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EST
December Men's Circle

Through interactive exercises and discussions, the Men’s Circle will explore some of the ways in which men can become leaders in creating a safer campus for everyone.

Monday, December 9, 2019 — 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM EST

Anti-racism is an ongoing and active process of recognizing and addressing individual, institutional, and systemic racism. Engaging in this active process requires an awareness of how race and racism affects the lived experience of racialized groups and how white people contribute, actively or unconsciously, to racism. This workshop explores how to engage critically in anti-racism and enact anti-racist practices on campus.

Audience: Students, Faculty, Staff 

Friday, December 6, 2019 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EST
Woman's silhouette

December 6th is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada. This year will mark the 30th anniversary of the tragic events that took place in 1989 at l'École Polytechnique de Montréal.

Friday, December 6, 2019 — 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM EST

This interactive workshop will enable you to build conflict management and communication skills by assessing the context of the situation, planning a difficult conversation, and having the conversation in a way that reduces tension and facilitates a productive conversation.

Audience: Undergraduate Students, Staff, Faculty

Thursday, December 5, 2019 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EST

Responding to Disclosures is a workshop in which participants will learn about key concepts such as definitions related to sexual violence, how to respond effectively to a disclosure of sexual violence, and the resources available to those disclosing and/or responding.

Audience: Students, Staff, Faculty

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

This workshop focuses on the faculty hiring process and provides high level definitions of equity-related concepts, explains how unconscious bias may have an effect on committee considerations, and promotes best practices for the recruitment and selection process to ensure that the committee reaches an unbiased and fair decision.

Audience: Faculty

Monday, December 2, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

This introductory workshop is designed to give staff, students, and faculty a broad understanding of equity and how our interactions with one another are shaped by systems of oppression, power, and privilege. During our discussion, we will explore the ways in which inequities, biases, and microaggressions affect our lives as individuals and communities.

Audience: Students, Faculty, Staff

Friday, November 29, 2019 — 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST

This is a specialized workshop for graduate students and post-docs. This workshop will guide you through a step-by-step process to plan and conduct effective conversations around difficult issues that you may experience with your supervisor. We will cover scenarios that you might encounter during grad school such as: the level or effectiveness of research supervision, the need for accommodations or additional supports, advice about career paths, or expectations about workload or work-life balance.

Audience: Grad Students and Post-Docs

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM EST
LGBTQ+ Making Spaces

Participants learn more about gender identity/expression, sexual identity, homophobia, heterosexism, bi-phobia, transphobia and how these intersect with other identities.

Thursday, November 21, 2019 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EST
November Men's Circle

Through interactive exercises and discussions, the Men’s Circle will explore some of the ways in which men can become leaders in creating a safer campus for everyone.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 — 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM EST
Dr Malinda Smith

Thirty years after employment equity programs were first introduced into the academy, this talk provides an unfiltered account of where the academy has succeeded and where challenges remain, particularly as it relates to racial justice, disability justice and decolonization. Dr. Malinda Smith will present her latest research and explore where we go from here to achieve equity.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EDT
October Men's Circle

Through interactive exercises and discussions, the Men’s Circle will explore some of the ways in which men can become leaders in creating a safer campus for everyone.

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 — 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
LGBTQ+ Making Spaces

This program was designed by members of the working group on sexual and gender diversity under the Provost's Advisory Committee on Equity (PACE), in collaboration with The Glow Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity, is an education workshop (2.5 hours) and registration event (1 hour).

Participants learn more about gender identity/expression, sexual identity, homophobia, heterosexism, bi-phobia, transphobia and how these intersect with other identities.

Thursday, September 26, 2019 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EDT
September Men's Circle

Through interactive exercises and discussions, the Men’s Circle will explore some of the ways in which men can become leaders in creating a safer campus for everyone.

Monday, September 16, 2019 — 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
HeForShe Get Free Tour

The University of Waterloo is the first stop on the Canadian University Get Free Tour hosted by UN Women. The programming will begin at 9:30 a.m. with a campus rally to welcome the HeForShe tour bus and special guests. Join us for music, refreshments and HeForShe giveaways.

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM EDT
LGBTQ+ Making Spaces

This program was designed by members of the working group on sexual and gender diversity under the Provost's Advisory Committee on Equity (PACE), in collaboration with The Glow Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity, is an education workshop (2.5 hours) and registration event (1 hour).

Participants learn more about gender identity/expression, sexual identity, homophobia, heterosexism, bi-phobia, transphobia and how these intersect with other identities.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 — 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM EDT
Consent Clothesline

Hosted by Amanda Cook, Director of Sexual Violence Prevention and Response, and Meaghan Ross, Sexual Violence Response Coordinator. The Consent Clothesline will bring individuals from the campus community together to express, through arts and crafts, what consent means to them and provide messages of support to survivors.

Free snacks will be provided!

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EDT
Journey to Leadership Panel
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM EDT
LGBTQ+ Making Spaces

Participants learn more about gender identity/expression, sexual identity, homophobia, heterosexism, bi-phobia, transphobia and how these intersect with other identities.

Friday, April 26, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
LGBTQ+ Making Spaces

Open to current Space Makers, this workshop provides participants the tools needed to facilitate the Making Spaces workshops.

Participants will also receive practical recommendations and support to enable them to serve and to support the UWaterloo community and be an ally for social equality and equity. 

Thursday, April 25, 2019 — 6:30 PM to Saturday, April 27, 2019 — 1:30 PM EDT
Senior Women Academic Administrators of Canada 2019 Conference

The University of Waterloo, Conestoga College and Wilfrid Laurier University are proud to host the 2019 Senior Women's Academic Administrators of Canada (SWAAC) Conference in Waterloo Region! The 2019 conference will explore the importance of allyship in the institution.

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