Black History Month – Taking Action Towards Anti-Racism | VIRTUAL
Tuesday, February 8, 2022 | 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Speaker: Valerie Williams, Director, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba
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February is Black History Month and this insightful workshop with talk about how anti-Black racism shows up in our workplaces and how we can move from comfort to courage to transform our workplaces to be more equitable.
This session will help you:
- Become more educated in Canadian history
- Gain a critical thinking lens
- Understand how Canada’s legacy impacts Black lives today
ABOUT OUR SPEAKER
Valerie Williams, CPHR, CCIP
Director, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba
Valerie Williams is a Black Canadian, and her pronouns are she and her.
In her role as the Director, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Valerie creates and maintains an EDI Plan grounded in social justice. Her responsibility is to identify & dismantle the structures in which oppression and discrimination in all forms is embedded, promote diversity and foster a culture of inclusion. Valerie’s portfolio includes raising awareness to faculty and staff through the facilitation of workshops, researching best practices and supporting equity committees, faculties, units and departments.
Valerie has a Certificate in Human Resource Management through the University of Manitoba and holds Chartered Professional Human Resources (CPHR) and Canadian Certified Inclusion Professional (CCIP) designations.