Addressing Diversity in the Workplace: An interactive workshop

Date: 3/22/2012
Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Location: The Puck Building, Rice Conference Room / Newman Reception Area
295 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10012-9604  map

Addressing Diversity in the Workplace: An interactive workshop

Presented by Wagner Management and Leadership Organization, Alliance of Latin American Students, Stonewall Policy Alliance, and Wagner Women's Caucus

WMLO Workshop Facilitator: David P. Rivera, Doctoral Candidate in Counseling Psychology, Columbia University

How Well Do You Manage Diversity?
WMLO, in partnership with ALAS, SPA and WWC, is hosting an interactive workshop to address and understand how to manage the different dimensions of race, culture, ethnicity, physical abilities, age, gender, sexual orientation, and other characteristics that give rise to a variety of perspectives, affecting performance, motivation, success, and interactions with others in the workplace.

The learning objectives for the workshop are:

* To increase knowledge about diversity in the workplace
* To encourage self-awareness about cultural and social identities and our individual biases, attitudes, and behaviors
* To develop skills to effectively address diversity in the workplace.

Refreshments and Drinks will be served during the workshop

Facilitator Bio: David P. Rivera
David P. Rivera, M.S. is a doctoral candidate in counseling psychology at Teachers College, Columbia University. He holds degrees in psychology and counseling from Johns Hopkins University and the University of Wyoming. His research focuses on issues impacting the marginalization and health of people of color and sexual minorities. David’s research has been published in The Counseling Psychologist, Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, and The Journal of Counseling and Development. His work also includes publications on workplace diversity issues. He has received multiple recognitions for his work, including national honors from the American Psychological Association and the American College Counseling Association.