Pittsburgh, PA
NEW LOCATION: PNC Park
NEW for 2018 – Vibrant Voices Speaker Series
Wed, February 21, 2018 7:30AM to 9:30AM (Eastern)
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Engaging in Bold, Inclusive Conversations™: Creating ‘Brave’ Spaces For Dialogue During Polarizing Times

Featuring Mary-Frances Winters, President and Founder of the Winters Group 

Sponsored by Pittsburgh Pirates Baseball


Organizations do not exist within a vacuum. The growing body of research around psychological safety, engagement, and inclusion suggests that the extent to which employees feel ‘safe’ and comfortable bringing their ‘full’ selves to work directly impacts their capacity to innovate. During polarizing times, in particular, employees tend to bring the stress and identity-based trauma associated with the socio-political climate to the workplace. That said, organizations and leaders must have the skills and competencies to begin to address and create ‘brave’ spaces for dialogue around these issues. This interactive, and thought-provoking keynote will provide a blueprint for increasing one’s capacity to engage in and create ‘brave’ spaces for Bold, Inclusive Conversations™.

Specific areas of focus will include:

• The role of fostering self- and ‘other’ understanding
• Assessing individual and team readiness
• Preparing for the conversation
• Guidance for engaging in the conversation
• Strategies for sharpening inclusive habits

 

 
Mary-Frances Winters is President and Founder of The Winters Group, Inc, and author of We Can’t Talk About That at Work: How To Talk About Race, Religion, Politics and Other Polarizing Topics, which focuses on the skills necessary to have effective conversations on controversial topics. You can learn more about the speaker here.

Limited copies of her new book will be available for sale at a discounted price of $12.00 each.
 
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About the New Vibrant Voices Speaker Series*

The speaker series, formerly known as The Inclusion Best Practice Series, is intended to provide a forum for enriching conversations with people who are making a difference in the areas of diversity, inclusion, and equity in the Pittsburgh region and beyond.

*By attending this event, I authorize Vibrant Pittsburgh and its employees to take photographs and videos of me for publicity, advertising, and Web content purposes.
 
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Cost: $50/person
 

FREE - Vibrant Pittsburgh Employer Members. Contact Silvia Boselli 412-281-8600 to take advantage of your complimentary registrations. *There is a $15.00 per person cost for each additional person above the allotted complimentary registrations.

To enquire about group rates, please contact Silvia Boselli with any questions at (412) 281-8600 x206 or silviab@vibrantpittsburgh.org

 
Cancellations are accepted up to seven days prior to the event, with a refund of the registration payment minus a $25.00 processing fee. No refunds will be made for cancellations within seven days of the event. No refunds will be made for no-shows. If the registered attendee is unable to attend the event, substitutions are permitted. All on-site registrants for any event must be paid in full upon admittance and cannot be invoiced.  On-site registration is not allowed for every event and is based upon capacity.
 
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