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Corporate Counsel Webinar | Beyond the Basics: Tools and Strategies to Create a More Inclusive Legal Work Environment

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Watch the webinar recording in our archived library: http://mcmillan.lawcast.tv/

Experiences of (micro)aggressions and subtle acts of exclusion must be resituated within the larger context of systemic ‘isms’.

Join our guest speaker, Jodie Glean-Mitchell, Executive Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, from the University of Toronto on Tuesday, December 13th as we invite participants to dive deeper into the intricacies of intersectional identities and experiences with (micro)aggressions and their implications for the legal work environment. Participants will receive preventative and responsive tools and strategies to address the daily experiences of exclusion in the workplace.

Date and Time
Tuesday, December 13, 2022
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm ET

Speaker
Jodie Glean-Mitchell
Executive Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
University of Toronto

Jodie Glean-Mitchell is an award winning antiracism educator who has dedicated her career to developing educational programming in the field of antiracism, equity and inclusion. Jodie attained her Masters of Arts in Educational Studies from Concordia University and is presently, completing her PhD degree in Education at York University with her research focusing on the experiences of equity practitioners advancing racial equity and inclusion in postsecondary institutions.

In 2017, Jodie was the recipient of the Leadership in Learning Award from the Canadian Association for the Prevention of Discrimination and Harassment in Higher Education and in 2020, she received the Harry Jerome Diversity Award. Jodie co-developed and is a course instructor of the Transformative Equity, Inclusion & Belonging Leadership Certificate Program at Humber College and she currently serves as the Executive Director, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Toronto.

CPD
This program contains 1 EDI Professionalism Hour in Ontario, 1 Professional Responsibility/Ethics hour in B.C and 1 CLE hour in Quebec.

For more information, please contact [email protected].

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