Thursday, November 19, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST

This Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion webinar examines how our perceptions of others are formulated, the entrenchment of bias that may be unconscious and its impact, and how to enhance awareness and reduce the potential for disrespect that bias can engender.

Tuesday, November 3, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST

Intersectionality recognizes the overlapping experiences that creates a person’s lived experience. Recognizing the interconnected aspects of a person’s experience and identity that may create barriers for them in the workplace is essential the continued development of your D& I practice.

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

This Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI) This webinar will explore the role of leaders and share promising practices in engaging leaders as champions and change agents.

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

This Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI) webinar addresses the issue of symbolic efforts of inclusion by propping up single efforts or people with diverse backgrounds, and how to rectify these efforts into real inclusive initiatives.

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

This Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI) webinar will provide ideas for creating workplaces that celebrate inclusive holidays in respectful ways.

Wednesday, August 26, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Situated within the values and frameworks of anti-racism, the session explores the historical foundation of anti-Black racism within Canada and its present day implications on Black communities.

Audience: Students, Faculty and Staff

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

Join the FAUW Indigenization Working Group for an informal discussion about Indigenizing performance reviews. The Indigenization Working Group aims to help faculty members better understand and take action on Indigenization and reconciliation efforts.

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

This foundational workshop is designed to give you an understanding of equity and how our interactions with one another are shaped by systems of oppression, power, and privilege. 

Audience: Students, Faculty, and Staff

Monday, August 10, 2020 — 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

This workshop/presentation focuses on topics of culture, intersectionality, social determinants of health, racism, and White privilege in Canada and Canadian institutions of learning.

Audience: Faculty, Staff and Students

Friday, August 7, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 1:45 PM EDT

Ask Us Anything: Equity Practice: Teaching and STEM is hosted by Andrew Hamilton-Wright from the University of Guelph. Real people are behind the data and thorny issues that computer scientists aim to solve. By considering the people driving the search for a given solution, as well as those affected by the implementation of a given strategy, we can explore how relatively abstract computational choices have real-world consequences that directly impact people's lives.

Thursday, July 30, 2020 — 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

In Part II of this two-part interactive workshop, attendees will develop tools, strategies, and resources to respond effectively to disclosures of sexual violence.

Audience: Students, Faculty, and Staff

Monday, July 27, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

This workshop provides an opportunity to learn how to manage difficult conversations when they arise, whether it be with a manager, supervisor, colleague or even family member.

Audience: Students, Faculty and Staff

Monday, July 27, 2020 — 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

In Part I of this two-part interactive workshop, attendees will develop tools, strategies, and resources to respond effectively to disclosures of sexual violence.

Audience: Students, Faculty, and Staff

Thursday, July 23, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EDT

Sheltering in place means that many of us are communicating online a lot more than we used to. But, communicating in virtual spaces, through text and social media, in a supportive and safer manner involves understanding your boundaries, consent and much more.

Audience: Students, Faculty and Staff

Thursday, July 23, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

Caring for someone – be it a child or a senior – is a huge responsibility that many employees carry in addition to their professional workload, and can have a huge impact on their ability to bring their full self to work. Join this Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI) webinar to discuss best practices to ensure your employees are able to operate at their best while managing the complexity of family life.

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Situated within the values and frameworks of anti-racism, the session explores the historical foundation of anti-Black racism within Canada and its present day implications on Black communities.

Audience: Students, Faculty and Staff

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EDT

This virtual panel hosted by Pride at Work Canada and the Conference Board of Canada will envision the possibilities of LGBTQ2+ inclusive workplaces

Friday, July 17, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

The Office of Human Rights, Equity and Inclusion is pleased to have Ela Smith present this two-part workshop where campus community members will gain a deeper understanding of historic and current realities for First Nations, Métis and Inuit people in Ontario and Canada.

Audience: Students, Faculty, and Staff

Thursday, July 16, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

Hosted by the Faculty Association. Are you interested in learning more about Indigenization but not sure where to start? Do you have ideas to share and are looking for a like-minded community to share them with? Faculty members who work or teach in STEM are invited to the first event of the newly formed Indigenization in STEM Community of Practice. Folks of all backgrounds and levels of familiarity with the topic are welcome.

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 — 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT

Hosted by the Indigenous Healing & Wellness Program (IHWP) Wellington-Waterloo. First Nations, Inuit and Métis from Guelph-Wellington & Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo Regions please join the IHWP for our first online Storytelling, with Dan & Mary Lou Smoke!

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

This workshop/presentation focuses on topics of culture, intersectionality, social determinants of health, racism, and White privilege in Canada and Canadian institutions of learning.

Audience: Faculty, Staff and Students

Friday, July 10, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 1:45 PM EDT
Ask Us Anything

Ask Us Anything: Indigenous Initiatives at UW is hosted by Jean Becker, Senior Director Indigenous Initiatives. Jean will provide a brief overview of her Office’s work, plans for the future, ways to connect, and will then open the discussion.

Thursday, July 9, 2020 — 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

This foundational workshop is designed to give you an understanding of equity and how our interactions with one another are shaped by systems of oppression, power, and privilege. 

Audience: Students, Faculty, and Staff

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 — 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

Experiences of of Women-Identified Senior Administrators and Recruiters

Presented by the Human Rights, Equity and Inclusion Unit (HREI), this free virtual event is an opportunity to explore diversity in the academy, challenges and opportunities, and hear experiences from women-identified senior administrators on their search process and from the recruiters who play an integral role in the leadership path.

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

Conversations around diversity and inclusion can create some discomfort and guilt for those who don’t identify as “diverse”, especially with respect to the notion of privilege. This Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI) webinar will explore strategies and tools that can be used to contextualize the notion of “privilege” and its historic and systemic origin, while managing and acknowledging individual feelings and experiences.

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