Be a part of this unique experience to learn professional skills to tackle workplace issues and biases. This full-day workshop, created especially for designers, will enhance your leadership skills and give you the tools to enact equity in your workplace.
Our facilitator, Leyla Acaroglu, is a respected international speaker, communicator, a visiting scholar at NYU, and an innovator-in-residence at the Center for Social Innovation NYC.
Gender Equity is the process of allocating resources, programs, and decision making fairly to both men and women without any discrimination on the basis of sex…and addressing any imbalances in the benefits available to men and women.
Introduction to behavioral bias and workplace equity
Small group activity on issue and opportunity identification
Leadership, empathy and storytelling activity
Lunch break, provided
Action and empathy mapping
Co-design ideation session on reframing biases
AIGA member: $150
The event is gender inclusive and capped at 25 participants.
Registration closes Thursday, March 3rd at noon.
Become a member today.
The New Price: In order to make this innovative workshop available to as many members as possible we’ve reduced the cost by more than half to $150 for AIGA members and $200 for nonmembers. And we’ve implemented a raffle…
Raffle: Two lucky AIGA members will be selected at random to have the cost of the workshop sponsored by AIGA DC. You must register to be eligible. Winners will be notified via email on Thursday, March 3 and a refund will be provided soon after. Join today to be eligible for the raffle.
- Improve your understanding of gender-related cognitive biases and develop skills to overcome them
- Increase your negotiating and collaboration skills
- Develop enhanced communication and facilitation capabilities
- Develop empathetic understanding of gender-related workplace issues
- Improve your management style to be more inclusive and empowered
- Leave with an improved toolset to enact equity in your workplace
About the Facilitator
Leyla Acaroglu, PhD, is a New York-based Australian designer, sociologist, educator, sustainability provocateur and entrepreneur respected around the world for her speaking and facilitation skills. She is the founder of The Un-School of Disruptive Design and two multidisciplinary design agencies dedicated to social and environmental innovation: Disrupt Design in New York and Eco Innovators in Melbourne. Leyla is a respected international speaker, facilitator, and communicator as well as a visiting scholar at NYU and an Innovator-in-residence at the Center for Social Innovation NYC. Her award-winning work challenges people to see the secret life of everyday things and to think differently about the ways in which we live in the world.
With local design leader Jill Spaeth, President and Director of Design at Citizen Creative and AIGA National Board Member.
Call for volunteers:
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AIGA DC Event Contact:
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