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Webinars

Equity at Work series

Our Equity at Work series explores how we can break down barriers of systemic racism in the workplace. 

FEATURED WEBINAR

The Employers' Perspective: Are College Degrees a Racialized Barrier to Hiring Black Workers?

Our latest session in the Equity at Work series, we  explored the research, data, and lived experiences of Black workers without college degrees who pursue skills-based jobs. 

 

Discussion questions include:

  • How does a degree requirement for skills-based work create a racialized outcome for Black workers? 
  • What are the barriers of implementation to changing the current system? 
  • How many years of experience in a job is equivalent to the experience of a new college graduate?

FEATURED PANELISTS

Niela S.A. Magwood-Phoenix

Niela S.A. Magwood-Phoenix

Chief People Officer at Baltimore City Health Department

Anupa Upadhyay

Anupa Upadhyay

Managing Director within Accenture’s Consumer Goods Practice

Jason Perkins-Cohen

Jason Perkins-Cohen

Baltimore City, Mayor's Office of Employment Development

PAST WEBINARS

Are College Degrees A Racialized Barrier to Economic Mobility for Black Workers?

Our latest session of Equity at Work explored the research, data, and lived experiences of Black workers without college degrees who pursue skills-based jobs. 

 

Discussion questions include:

  • How does a degree requirement for skills-based work create a racialized outcome for Black workers? 
  • What are the barriers of implementation to changing the current system? 
  • How many years of experience in a job is equivalent to the experience of a new college graduate?

Black Voices in Board Service

How to Address White Supremacy in the Business School Community

S.O.S. series

The S.O.S. webinar series sheds light on COVID-19 and Baltimore racial disparities existing prior to and exacerbated by the pandemic.

S.O.S.: COVID-19 Vaccines – The Facts (Part 2)

In a follow-up to our first conversation about the vaccines and featuring an all-new panel. We discuss the following and more with both local and national experts:

 

  • What are the historical facts & current facts?
  • How were the vaccines developed?
  • How are they administered at the local (Maryland) sites?

S.O.S.: COVID-19 Vaccines – The Facts (Part 1)

This information-focused webinar aims to address questions and concerns about the vaccines as they relate to communities of color, including:

  • What was the process for the making of the vaccines
  • What does it mean when reference is made about “herd” level for the vaccinations and why
  • What to expect when the vaccine is administered
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