What you will learn:
In this session, we will discuss the importance of knowing how both historical and current accomplishments and innovations in the Black Community has made America and the world what it is today. Even in a time where some African Americans are reaching the highest levels of the organization chart, there are still systems of inequities that stem from a lack of knowledge of Black History and Black reality. This course will be an interactive and engaging opportunity to take a look at Black History from a perspective of knowing and valuing African American contributions made to society. After this course, your perspective may evolve on how you and your team interacts with, pays attention to, addresses the needs of, or even ask for the opinions of your African American co-workers before making decisions.
About the instructor:
As CEO of BOAZ Enterprises, LaTonya J. Pegues brings a wealth of experience and non-traditional solutions to BOAZ Enterprises clientele. After working in the aerospace and telecommunications industries in a variety of positions; including satellite and mission systems engineer, low temperature physics researcher, and communications/ PR expert, she founded and started BOAZ Enterprises a training, consulting, and communications firm in the year 2000. Under her leadership, BOAZ Enterprises has provided services for clients in Africa, Asia, Europe, and throughout North America.
Ms. Pegues is an award winner, and is known as, "The Unconscious Bias Trainer," Ms. Pegues was a 2018 South by Southwest (SXSW) keynote speaker on Unconscious Bias, and her session was one of the top ten searched sessions in the interactive festival that year. Ms. Pegues provides training on a variety of topics including organizational and leadership development, team building, morale boosting, and unconscious/implicit bias.
Ms. Pegues is a proud graduate of Howard University, based in Washington, D.C, where she studied physics and mathematics. She was a Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC) scholar who conducted scientific research in the laboratory and presented her work and comments at physics conferences including at Stanford University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and others. She is an alumna of the UCLA Anderson School's Riordan MBA Fellows Program.
Be on the lookout for her new upcoming book, "Unconscious Bias Revealed, How to Recognize and Un-do Bias." To read her weekly blog, listen to her podcast, or watch video clips from her training, visit: www.theUBtrainer.com and follow Ms. Pegues on social media @theUBtrainer.
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Suggested Length90 min
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