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Dealing with Difficult Situations: Tactics to Handle Sexism and Racism at Work

The achievements of any organization are the direct result of the work of the people who staff them. However, the people who make up an organization often have diverse perspectives, attitudes, and inherent biases. This can lead to conflict, especially as the workforce grows more diverse.

Join Venture Cafe Kendall for a dynamic panel of experts who are shaping the future of organizational culture to learn the best ways to handle these sort of inter-personal conflicts in the workplace.

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Felicia Jadczak (Cofounder of She Geeks Out): Felicia has worked in the technology industry for over ten years, specializing in the creation and development of innovative programs and solutions for an R&D audience. She has extensive experience in providing strategic guidance for diversity and gender inclusiveness across cross-functional teams. Her company, She Geeks Out, builds dynamic communities through events, networking and education. theirmission is to create an inclusive culture that values and upholds diversity, particularly gender diversity.

Jane Mason (Managing Director at Novus Capital Group): Jane has an extensive background in sourcing and extending capital to entrepreneurial ventures and is an established trusted advisor to growth stage companies in the Northeast market. Jane earned her MBA from Simmons College and is active as a board member and mentor in the tech ecosystem.


Madison "Matt" Thompson (The Mediation Group): For over thirty years Madison (Matt) Thompson has worked in the areas of conflict resolution, diversity, and cultural competency. He has worked with large, regional banking institutions, higher education institutions, and major teaching hospitals as well local banks and community non-profit agencies.

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