[Rackham] Microaggressions Session
We hear the term “microaggressions” more frequently now than ever before. Is it because this microaggression culture has just emerged and people are “overly sensitive” while others are all of a sudden engaging in these sorts of acts? Absolutely not.
These daily verbal, behavioral, or environmental slights, whether overt, subtle, or unintentional, have become a huge area of concern. Whether one believes this phenomenon is real, perceived, or a made-up term for invalid experiences, you all will benefit from this session.
Get introduced to the parent term “microaggressions” and other concepts relevant to this topic
Obtain an understanding of the social and psychological impacts of microaggressions
Engage in activities and dialogue to unveil microaggressions within the workplace
Validate your experiences with microaggressions
Walk away with some techniques to combat everyday slights, as a bystander or as a recipient