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Friday, July 28 • 9:00am - 10:30am
Get Woke! How to Combat Diversity Issues in the Workplace

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Our panel will help you come up with constructive, practical ways to cope with diversity issues in the workplace. How do you combat mansplaining? When you see racism, sexism or bias in the workplace, how can you call it out gracefully and without escalating a situation? A discussion tackling being vocal, your colleague's perception of you, and choosing between being right and being quiet.

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CeFaan Kim

Reporter, WABC-TV
General Assignment Reporter at WABC-TV. Former political producer for NY1 News. US Army veteran. AAJA MediaWatch Co-chair.

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Lai Ling Jew

Staff Development and Diversity Initiatives Manager, CBS News
Lai Ling Jew is the Staff Development and Diversity Initiatives Manager for CBS News. She oversees off-air talent recruitment, tracks staff career development, manages the news associate and intern programs and represents the news division on diversity policies and practices. She... Read More →
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Maria Mercader

Director of Talent Strategy, CBS NEWS
Maria currently the Director of Talent Strategy, has been with CBS News for over 25 years. Prior to this position she worked as a Producer at CBS News Foreign Desk. Maria is proud that she has grown up at CBS as she started in the company as a Page. Through the years, she has also... Read More →
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Keith Woods

Vice President of Newsroom Training and Diversity, National Public Radio
In leading NPR's vision and strategy for diversity, Woods focuses on helping NPR and member stations strengthen the breadth and depth of diversity in content, staff, audience and the work environment. Woods joined NPR in February 2010, after 15 years at the Poynter Institute as director... Read More →

Friday July 28, 2017 9:00am - 10:30am EDT
Commonwealth Hall A2