Join ACS Webinars and the Division of Professional Relations for a series of paired-events that are co-hosted by the ACS Department of Diversity Programs and the Diversity, Inclusion and Respect Advisory Board.
When: Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at 2-3pm ET
Speaker: Desiree S. Coleman, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Consultant
Moderator: Paula Christopher, American Chemical Society
What You Will Learn
- How to identify the ways that silence allows structural and systemic bias, racism, and discrimination to continue
How to actively identify ways that they personally can dismantle bias within their own spheres of influence
How to leverage the framework from the lecture to model inclusive behaviors and challenge oppressive systems
Co-produced with: ACS Department of Diversity Programs and ACS Diversity, Inclusion & Respect Advisory Board
Then, join us to discuss!
When: Tuesday September 15 at 2-3pm ET
Moderator: Desiree S. Coleman, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Consultant & Ben Fiore-Walker, American Chemical Society
Following this session, the ACS Division of Professional Relations (PROF) will be hosting an “Finding Your Voice in the DEI Conversation” building off of the ACS webinar to allow members to provide their thoughts, ideas, and suggested action items. This will be co-hosted by webinar speaker Desiree S. Coleman, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Consultant and Ben Fiore-Walker, Manager of the ACS Diversity Programs Office. This session will be held on September 15th from 2-3pm EDT and you can register for this event at the following link: https://american-chemical-society.zoom.com/meeting/register/tJ0tf-qhqzkpH9wgzGO6NdX_mYybqnPhi6D_
It is not required for attendees of the Listening Session to attend the ACS Webinar, but it is highly encouraged and the video recording can be viewed on-demand following the live broadcast (free ACS Member benefit).
These paired events will help us to continue to listen to our Members and provide them a conduit to share their thoughts, feelings, and suggested actions for us to help enable as their elected officers.
And, let’s keep the conversation going. Let us know how we can support you, our members, by submitting anonymous suggestions to: https://app.suggestionox.com/r/DI_R