Power Dynamics in the Workplace: Sexual Harassment

Presented by Wagner's Office of the Dean, as part of our Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion programming, and in conjunction with the Wagner Women's Caucus and Stonewall Policy Alliance.

December
11
5:15pm - 6:30pm
Private
Date:
December 11, 2017
Time:
5:15pm - 6:30pm
Location:
The Puck Building - 295 Lafayette Street, Rice Conference Room & Newman Reception Area, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10012

Allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct have filled the news feeds over the past few weeks.  This panel discussion will take a Wagner perspective, focusing on a policy and management lens. Discussion topics will include: How the Title IX policy came to be; how, and in what ways, do we interact in the classroom and the workplace that undermine those with less agency in subtle and unsubtle ways; skills and strategies individuals might use to counteract inhospitable environments; and how we, as public service leaders, might model and support lawful, appropriate, and respectful behaviors.

 

Moderator: Surabhi Lal, Director of Career Services, NYU Wagner

Panelists:

  • Jacqueline Cornell, JD, Title IX Investigator, NYU Office of Equal Opportunity

  • Thehbia Hiwot, Executive Director of Housing, Buyout, and Acquisition Programs at Governor's Office of Storm Recovery, MUP, 2005
  • Angela Pinsky, Executive Director at Association for a Better New York (ABNY), MUP 2005

  • Rebecca Whiting, LCSW, Assistant Director Counseling ,Wellness, & Sexual Assault Response, NYU Student Health Center Counseling & Wellness Services