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Talk By Tim Wise, Beyond Inclusion: Critical Reflections on Institutional Practices Towards True Belonging

Talk from 4:00pm - 5:00pm, followed by book signing.

Tim Wise is among the most prominent anti-racist writers and educators in the United States. He has spent the past 25 years speaking to audiences in all 50 states, on over 1000 college and high school campuses, at hundreds of professional and academic conferences, and to community groups across the country. He is also the host of the new podcast, Speak Out with Tim Wise.

Learn to Design and Build an Inclusive Culture

Discover the steps to take to ensure you hire the person who will add the most to your team's culture, as well as the ways to build an inclusive team from the start — and how to sustain it as your company scales. Sonja Gittens-Ottley, Head of Diversity and Inclusion at Asana, will explain — through studies and her own experiences — why it’s crucial to define your company’s culture before you get started, how diversity leads to better products, and how building a mindful environment results in sustained employee engagement.

Quick Bytes: Project Management Tools for Your Life

Do deadlines sneak up on you and your priorities seem unclear? Do you ever find yourself procrastinating on small tasks when you know you have a massive project that needs to be tackled? Learn some simple tools that you can use to make sure that you're working on the right things at the right time. Because there will always be more than you can do.

Linnea Williams, customer experience manager, Stanford Web Services

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Management Matters: Session 2

Management Matters is a comprehensive, three-session workshop focuses on simple principles and guidelines that, once learned, can make the process of managing others enjoyable and effective, and help you succeed in whatever career path you choose.

Session 2: Making Expectations Clear

Clear expectations are the basis for all effective management and, remarkably, are as crucial to managing “up” as to “down.” We will build on the first session to determine how to establish clear expectations with people of different styles and in different roles.

Management Matters: Application Deadline

Management Matters is a comprehensive, three-session workshop focuses on simple principles and guidelines that, once learned, can make the process of managing others enjoyable and effective, and help you succeed in whatever career path you choose.

Management Matters will take place on the following three Tuesdays: Jan. 30, Feb. 6, & Feb. 13 from 4:30 - 7 PM. Due to the workshop's interactive format, full participation in all three sessions is required.

Solo Success: How to Thrive in the Academy When You’re the Only ______ in Your Department

The Solo Success Workshop is specifically designed to address the unique concerns of underrepresented graduate students and postdoctoral scholars entering academia.
 
Facilitated by Dr. Anthony Ocampo, graduate students and postdoctoral scholars will learn about common topics described by underrepresented faculty:
• Feeling overwhelmed by service requests related to diversity
• Pressure to serve as role models, advisors and mentors to all _______ students

The Art and Science of High Performance Teams: Deadline

This interactive workshop brings life to powerful new research of team dynamics, with a focus on building good relationships, enhancing trust and increasing accountability.

Open and relevant to graduate students at any stage in any discpline or degree. Space is limited. Due to the workshop's highly interactive format and limited spots, full participation is required. 

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