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Elevate and Navigate: Black Disabled Experiences in the Workplace

February 29 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join Accessibility Services and Career Exploration & Education to commemorate Black History Month.

Date: February 29th, 3:00-4:00 pm Location: 455 Spadina Avenue, floor 4, and livestreamed on Microsoft Teams

Our esteemed panelists, accomplished Black professionals with disabilities, will share their personal stories, challenges, and triumphs in the workplace. In-person attendees can engage directly with our panelists through a moderated discussion and live Q&A as they respond to your questions about their experiences, strategies, and the broader landscape of diversity and inclusion in the professional sphere. Online attendees may submit questions in advance using the registration form below or by emailing as.learning@utoronto.ca and will be able to follow a live stream of the event. Online attendees will not be able to submit comments or quesitons in the Microsoft (MS) Teams chat during the event. This event will be recorded and the recording will be available for registrants to view at a later date. Following the discussion, we invite in-person attendees to connect with fellow attendees during an optional networking session. Share experiences, exchange ideas, and forge new connections in a supportive environment.

Enjoy refreshments during the networking session, provided as a gesture of appreciation for your participation. Gain valuable insights into the intersection of race, disability, and professional success. Connect with like-minded individuals committed to fostering an inclusive workplace.

Platform Access Information: If attending online, this event will be live streamed using MS Teams. You can submit questions for the panelists in advance of the event via the registration form or by emailing as.learning@utoronto.ca. Please ensure your MS Teams is up to date to make the most of this session. Information on how to access live captions, and all other accessibility information for MS Teams, can be found on the MS Teams accessibility page.

If attending in person, this event will take place in the Accessibility Programming Space (455 Spadina Ave, suite 401).

Technology & Sound: If attending online, this event will be taking place over the MS Teams, and will require a computer or device with this platform installed, with speakers or connection to a headset.

Registration is required for this event, so that you can receive the link to join the online program. If you have any questions, please email us at: as.learning@utoronto.ca.

If you require any accommodations to fully participate in this event, please connect with our team (as.learning@utoronto.ca) at least one week before if possible.

Details

Date:
February 29
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://clnx.utoronto.ca/home/slevents.htm?eventId=61877

Organizers

Career Exploration and Education – UTSG Student Life
Accessibility Services,UofT

Venue

Online and In person