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Anjuan Simmons on “Being an Ally and Lending Privilege”

4:15-4:59pm check-in: 5:00pm sharp to 6:00pm presentation

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Date: Monday September 25, 2017 | 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Speaker(s): Anjuan Simmons, Technology Translator, Speaker and Author
Topic: “Being an Ally and Lending Privilege”
Venue: Desautels Hall (2nd floor, South Building) | map
Rotman School of Management, U of Toronto,
105 St George Street
Location: Toronto
Cost: $25.00 plus HST per person (includes a free copy of the Fall 2017 inequality issue of Rotman Management)
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SYNOPSIS: Diversity and inclusion have become hot topics in workplaces but you may not know how you can make a difference. This talk will help you understand that, no matter your background, you have privilege and can lend it to marginalized groups in the workplace.  

ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Anjuan Simmons is a technologist with a successful track record of delivering technology solutions from the user interface to the database. He is an energetic and informative speaker who presents at conferences, seminars, schools, and community centers around the world on topics including diversity, inclusion, Agile software development, and leadership. Anjuan has an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from Texas A&M University. 

HOST: Sarah Kaplan, University Distinguished Professor of Gender and the Economy, Rotman 

SERIES HOST: Institute for Gender and the Economy @ Rotman

SESSION CO-HOSTS: The Letters (Rotman LGBTQ+ & Friends Club); Women in Management Association @ Rotman (WIMA)Rotman African Caribbean Business Club (RACBC) 

Learn more about the Fall 2017 inequality issue of Rotman Management and subscribe today.

QUESTIONS:, Megan Murphy, (416) 978-6122

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