Workplace Conversation: HERStory
The UH community participated in a virtual Workplace Conversations event sponsored by the Staff Council Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee.
In honor of Women's History Month, the focus was on HERStory: Women in Leadership and included discussions with Dr. Rheeda Walker, UH Pyschology Professor, Dr. Erika Henderson, UH Assoc. Provost, Laura Ortman, CEO Cologix and Angela Cox, Regional Sales Matrox Graphics.
Date: Wednesday, March 22
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Workplace Conversations HERStoryEvent Recording Link: https://vimeo.com/802846493
View HERStory PDF document: staff-council/diversity_equity_inclusion/uh-scdei-slideshow_workplace-conversations-herstory_ppt_03202023.pdf
Staff Council DEI Committee Book Club
The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee launched the pilot for the very first inagural staff council book club in November 2022 - February 2023. The first club book reading was, We Can't Talk about That at Work!: How to Talk about Race, Religion, Politics, and Other Polarizing Topics by Mary-Francis Winters.
Two book club sessions were held to bring over 20 club readers together virtual to share discussions and thoughts on the book.
Madelyn Washington from the M.D. Anderson Library Music department was the moderator for the first book club session.
Eric Mahan, DEI Committee memberr moderated the second book club session.
Inaugural Book Reading:
Title: We Can't Talk about That at Work!: How to Talk about Race, Religion, Politics, and Other Polarizing Topics
Author: Mary-Frances Winters
Moderator: Madelyn Washington
How to Get Your Book:
- Free online Book via UH Libraries
- Purchase paperback copy (Amazon)
- Chapters 1-4 Discussion, Friday January 13th 2023 (Virtual)
- Chapters 5-7 Discussion, February TBD