Workplace Advocacy: Being the Change

January 29, 2020
Registration & networking: 7:30–8 a.m.
Workshop: 8–11 a.m.

In this workshop you will: 

  • Identify key challenges and opportunities of your workplace in light of your own goals
  • Develop a plan to advocate for what you need to do your work, advance your goals, and, if appropriate for you, push for change within your workplace
  • Understand how to build upon learning and development in the previous sessions to bring personal empowerment to workplace contexts through critical skill development, such as:
    • Planning for change
    • Situating your passion projects in the context of organizational values, plans, and resources
    • Negotiating
    • Identifying stakeholders
    • Building support across levels of an organization
    • Advocacy and allyship
  • Describe how to share your learning journey with a supervisor or close colleague to bring the learning back to your workplace