SXSW 2019

How Power and Privilege Show Up at Work

Description:

We are all familiar at this point with #metoo and many of us have read the headlines about how we are most definitely not living in a post-racial society. We may think we can leave the headlines behind when we get to work but the reality is we all experience power and privilege in a variety of ways. Whether it’s conducting a performance review, making a hiring decision, interacting with our co-workers on Slack, or participating in a team meeting, we’ll take a look at why and how power and privilege come into play and examine ways each of us can participate in creating a more equitable place to work.


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Takeaways

  1. Understand what power and privilege means
  2. Learn how it shows up in the workplace
  3. Learn concrete ways to help create a more equitable workplace, regardless of your position at work (everyone can participate!)

Speakers


Organizer

Rachel Murray, Co-Founder, She Geeks Out


Meta Information:

  • Event: SXSW
  • Format: Panel
  • Track: Future Workplace
  • Track 2
  • Level: Beginner


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