Microaggressions in the workplace
The Microaggressions in the Workplace session is a workshop that explores the ways microaggressions manifest and impact employees and employers in the workplace. Disproportionately affecting marginalized identities, specifically people of color, this session will explore different types of workplace microaggressions, as well as offer productive ways to challenge them as the (micro)aggressor and the (micro)aggressed. (90m)
· Participants will be able to identify the different types of workplace microaggressions as they manifest themselves.
· Participants will gain an understanding of the relationship between microggressions and implicit/systemic biases.
· Participants will be able to articulate the ways in which microaggressions impact marginalized identities differently from dominant identities.
· Participants will learn how to critically examine workplace microagressions, as well as offer productive ways to challenge them as the (micro)aggressor and the (micro)aggressed.