WRN Networking: Gender Transition & Harassment Issues in the Workplace
September 10 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM MDT
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 2019 – Gender Transition & Harassment Issues in the Workplace
5:30 PM TO 7:30 PM
The Workplace Resource Network brings together business and management professionals who want to be on the leading curve of issues facing the worklace. Come and network with other professionals, join us for meaningful presentations and dialogues, announce your events, collaborate on initiatives as well as share ideas, resources, and solutions to enhance workplace wellness, diversity, and psychological safety.
SHORT PRESENTATIONS AND SPEAKERS
Sexual and Gender Harassment – Trending Views
By: Dr. Hendriatta Wong, Workplace Diversity Specialist
Supporting Employees/Co-workers Undergoing Gender Transition
By: Dr. Cory Hrushka, Psychologist and Gender/Sexual Diversity Expert
Dr. Hendriatta Wong has extensive leadership experience in human services, healthcare, post-secondary education, and industrial sectors. Her passion and expertise is in the areas of diversity and inclusion, cross-cultural management, employee relations, and management development. Hendriatta has served as a mid, senior, and executive level HR leader in healthcare, manufacturing, and human services, and has provided operational and strategic HR leadership to organizations with up to 1000 employees. Hendriatta continued to head HR departments and services even when she advanced to the broader leadership roles of Director of Operations, Chief Operating Officer, and Executive Director. A seasoned educator and trainer, Hendriatta has also facilitated corporate learning programs since 1993 and management education programs since 2001. She has served as the Assistant Dean of the Faculty of Professional and Continuing Education at Concordia University of Edmonton, Associate Professor of Management at the King’s University and a long time sessional lecturer at the University of Lethbridge’s Faculty of Management.
Dr. Cory Hrushka is a Registered Psychologist, an AASECT certified (Diplomate) Sex Therapist/ and Supervisor as well as an Associate in Sex Education and a Clinical Sexologist. Cory is respected therapist as well as sought-after expert and speaker on gender and sexuality issues. Aside from speaking to large, full-house audiences, Cory is also frequently contacted by magazines and major newspapers for interviews and has often been quoted in print on topics related to sexuality, gender, and relationships issues. He has been quoted in the Edmonton Journal, the Edmonton and Toronto Sun, and See Magazine to name a few and Cory has been a regular guest on Access/Help T.V. and has also made regular guest appearances on CBC T.V., CBC radio the A Channel, Corus, Alberta primetime, 630 CHED and was a regular on the Ryan Jespersen show.
What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
Ample parking lot parking. Location is served by the Route 78 Mill Woods Towne Centre bus route.
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Simply email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
You do not need your printed ticket! We will have the list of registered attendees at the event.