Virtual Lunch & Learn: Disabilities & Accessibility

19mar12:00 pm1:00 pmVirtual Lunch & Learn: Disabilities & Accessibility

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March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. With that in mind, we are hosting a presentation on Disability Awareness, Accessibility, and Accommodations. In this interactive workshop we will deepen our understanding of the range of disabilities, learn skills for creating more disability justice, and look at creating more accessibility and providing accommodations.

Cost: Free

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About the Speaker:

Robin Nussbaum, PhD, SHRM-SCP

Robin Nussbaum, PhD, SHRM-SCP, leads the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI) portfolio for SEIU 775 where she developed and implemented their first DEI Strategic Plan, including a number of initiatives to improve inclusion and equity at the organization. Previously, Dr. Nussbaum served as the VP for DEI & Learning at the Girls Scouts of Western Washington and the Senior Inclusion & Equity Specialist at the Washington State Bar Association. In addition to their in-housework, Dr. Nussbaum has provided DEI and leadership consultation and training for organizations of all types and sizes. Dr. Nussbaum earned their PhD in Social Psychology from the University of Hawaii at Manoa where she focused on bias, stigma and discrimination and influence and persuasion. A long-time social justice advocate, she was a youth leader with the Seattle Young People’s Project, has staffed the LGBT center at several universities, served on the Leadership Team for the Non-Profit Anti-Racism Coalition (NPARC) in Seattle, and was the VP for Diversity & Inclusion for the Puget Sound Association of Legal Administrators (PSALA). She has performed hundreds of trainings and consultations on diversity, inclusion, and equity. Robin has also served as a professor at several universities, including her alma mater, Vassar College. Robin brings over two decades of social justice/equity advocacy, training/facilitation experience, and leadership development to her work.

Zanielia Brown, MBA, SHRM-CP

Zanielia Brown, MBA, SHRM-CP is a consultant and trainer with a wide variety of experience in Human Resources. She has served as an HR leader across several industries and states, including Washington State, Texas, and other areas of the southwest and southeast regions: taking on leadership roles in oil and gas, distribution, non-profit and veterinary medicine. Her core focus through her coaching, leadership, training and consultation is to support leaders at all levels in creating actionable operational solutions that sustain healthy, safe, productive, and inclusive work environments. Throughout her career, Zanielia has led and supported teams through strategic planning, implementing, and managing policies, programs, and systems that allow employees to be successful in their work, and feel a sense of belonging in the workplace. In her training, she focuses on education, peer discussion, and actionable takeaways, by integrating a lens of inclusion and equity into each operational decision.


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