Don’t miss WICT RM’s 3 Part Leadership Development Webinar Series!
Breaking The Glass offers a free three-part webinar series to companies looking to provide Diversity & Inclusion programming to their teams and community groups. Webinars are a great, flexible option for busy offices and teams. When attendees RSVP for the webinar they can submit questions for the facilitator to address during the webinar.
Our three part webinar series focuses on Inclusion, Emotional Intelligence and Unconscious Bias. Although if you are interested in addressing different topics we can work together to build a customized program. Below are a brief description of our standard programming. Each webinar will take place at 12:30-1:30pm MT.
Please register for the complete series. Should your schedule change, attend each session as your calendar allows.
Please note: We will be sending out your webinar link before each session starts.
For this webinar series, we are working with Breaking The Glass and Computer Futures. Learn more about the speakers and the companies:
Lauren Glazin, Senior Learning Consultant, has been with Specialist Staffing Group for 7 years in 3 different roles. Most recently she took on the role of leadership and management training specialist. She is responsible for our first-line management programs for the US and loves it! Her favourite topics to train on are giving and receiving feedback, emotional intelligence and active listening. She lives in NYC with her partner and her dog
Elizabeth Lam is the Program and Events Coordinator for Breaking The Glass. She is passionate about developing programming that is impactful. Her prior is experience is in financial account management and conference planning. While booking speakers for a Breaking The Glass Events, she developed a strong and diverse line-up of speakers. She is now entering the Diversity and Inclusion with great enthusiasm!
Breaking The Glass’s programs support women and their allies, promoting diversity and inclusion within the tech workforce. The concept is simple: support and create limitless opportunities for all. Our networking events, workshops and seminars are designed to empower the vast community of female-identifying professionals in the US, uniting them with allies and sponsors across the gender spectrum. We proudly partner with the most innovative brands in tech to bring dynamic, impactful programs to their organizations and communities across the country.
Computer Futures has been at the heart of the global IT industry since 1986 and during this time has been integral in the evolution of the global IT landscape globally. We support major changes in the technology landscape wherever we go and provide best in class recruitment services for companies and IT specialists alike. Computer Futures is proud to be part of SThree, a world leader in recruitment. Established in London in 1986, Computer Futures now employs over 600 people across 21 countries and 55 offices globally.
Learn more about the speakers joining us throughout the series:
June 18 – Inclusion
Inclusion can feel like the forgotten equation in our D&I efforts. It is important to understand how Inclusion differs from Diversity and how to implement Inclusion. Inclusion makes sure that diverse voices are heard and valued. Come gain an understanding of how inclusion can be better practiced in our lives.
Our speaker, Angela Shaw, is an accomplished HR professional with experience in multiple industries including retail, government, healthcare and Education. Angela has grown her career from an administrative employee performing the different functions of human resources to be an HR Leader in several organizations. She also teaches an Essentials of HR Class at Austin Community College where she gets the opportunity to interact with future HR leaders.
She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business with a minor in Human Resources. She is dual certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources and a SHRM Senior Certified Professional. Angela has a love of HR but is specifically devoted to diversity, inclusion, and workforce readiness. She believes in organizations being socially responsible, accountable and diverse.
Angela views volunteer leadership as a pathway for her passion as a servant leader to the HR community. She has steadily been involved with SHRM affiliated chapters since 2011 having served in multiple capacities including 2015 President of WilcoHR Association, 2016 Director of Diversity and Inclusion for TXSHRM, Educational Sessions Committee Member of HRSouthwest conference since 2017, and 2019 President of the Austin Human Resource Management Association.
July 25 – Emotional Intelligence
Having strong Emotional Intelligence skills is key to being an effective leader. Emotionally Intelligent leaders are able to manage their own emotions and the emotions of those around them. Find out what the skills make you more emotionally intelligent and how to use it with your team.
Our speaker, Lauren Glazin, is an experienced Senior Learning Consultant with a demonstrated history of working in the staffing and recruiting industry. Skilled in Negotiation, training, facilitation, mediating, consulting with Stakeholders and coaching. Certified APTD and Insights Discovery Certified Practitioner.
August 13 – Unconscious Bias
The Unconscious Bias Training is our signature and most requested programming. The facilitators will present data on how biases affect our everyday life and provide tips for combatting unconscious biases in our workplace.
Our speaker, Chand John, is an Assistant Professor of Instruction in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Texas at Austin. He focuses on increasing diversity and inclusion in the tech/computing world through a variety of means, including drawing comics featuring non-male and underrepresented minority expert voices to teach computer science concepts. He scripted a TED-Ed video teaching a computer science concept with over 2 million views on YouTube. He is also a Principal Robotics Software Engineer consulting with Verb Surgical, a surgical robotics start-up created by Google and Johnson & Johnson. He was previously a software engineer at Honda Research Institute. He completed a PhD in Computer Science at Stanford University in 2012.
June 18, 2019
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
July 25, 2019
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Unconscious Bias & Unrealized Impact
August 13, 2019
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm