SEAoNY February Seminar
Hosted by the Diversity Committee
Deconstructing Implicit Bias in the AEC Workplace
February 27, 2018
6:15PM - 8:00PM
Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place
Please join us after the seminar for an after-event reflection
at Amity Hall, 80 W 3rd St, New York, NY 10012
Presented By: Nancy Alexander
This interactive program will focus on how addressing implicit bias in the workplace can forward achievement of the Best Practices identified by the NCSEA SE3 Committee. These Best Practices were developed after analysis of results of the inaugural nationwide SE3 Survey in 2015; a benchmark survey will be released in early 2018.
For those in management and hiring positions, this event will provide skills for attracting and retaining a diverse and productive workforce in your office. For entry to mid-level staff, this event will equip you to respond effectively to bias in your workplace in the interest of equitable treatment and advancement of your career.
Expert catalyzer of shared vision and collective change, Certified Master Facilitator, Columbia-certified executive coach, scholar, and founder of Lumenance Consulting LLC, Nancy Alexander has been an active voice for equity in the building industry for two decades. She illuminates barriers to advancement and helps develop strategies for change at the level of the individual, firm, and profession.
Nancy has consulted on mission, vision, strategy, governance and leadership effectiveness with the AIA, BIMForum, the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, Storefront for Art and Architecture, The Architecture Lobby, Yale School of Architecture, and many other clients. She has presented at AIA Women’s Leadership Summits, the AIA National Convention, and Autodesk University. She is past vice-chair of the Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation, and facilitated the first five of its annual Industry Leader Roundtables. Nancy holds undergraduate and MBA degrees from Yale and a master’s degree in Women’s Studies from Southern Connecticut State University.
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1 PDH Credits will be offered
Registration opens at 5:45pm. Seminar begins promptly at 6:15pm
For SEAoNY members, registration is $25 in advance or $35 at the door.
For non-members, registration is $40 in advance or $50 at the door.
For student members, registration is $5.
The event will take place at the Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place.