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September 8, 2017 | 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Category: Training
Location: Student Center Hilberry E/F | Map
5221 Gullen Mall
Detroit, MI 48202
Cost: Free
Audience: Current Graduate Students

Microaggressions are slights, insults, or exclusions directed to people with less power, that occur beyond the awareness of the person engaging in them. Nevertheless they can be hurtful and challenge our confidence. In this session, attendees will learn more about the power of microagressions and how to cope effectively with them. *Micro-credential available in Teamwork and Collaboration–Diversity and Inclusion

Session leader: Donyale Padgett, Ph.D., CFCPA, Department of Communication, Associate Professor – Diversity, Culture & Communication  

After attending this GPPD, attendees will be able to:

  • Define and identify microaggressions as they occur in academic and workplace contexts.
  • Describe the causes and consequences of microaggressive behavior.
  • Identify strategies to cope when experiencing microaggressions.
For more information about this event, please contact Cindy Sokol at (313)577-8050 or gradschool@wayne.edu.