Ouch/Oops: Addressing & Acknowledging Microaggressions Through the Lens of Belonging.

Wednesday, February 21, 2024

10:00am - 12:30pm, AND Creative Studio in Annapolis, registration required

2024 ALIGN Series, Ouch/Oops

The Junior League of Annapolis is hosting a free workshop to build a more equitable, diverse, and inclusive culture in nonprofit organizations and the business community, made possible by a grant from the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County.

The workshop will be led by Karen Bond, a recognized leader in organizational development, training, and change management, with over 20 years of experience in management consulting and leadership across the non-profit sector. Participants will learn how to design environments that foster a sense of belonging in each of the sessions and learn how to move from cautious to courageous when leading a conversation through the lens of building a more equitable, diverse, and inclusive culture.

Participants will learn how to design environments that foster a sense of belonging and learn how to move from cautious to courageous when leading a conversation through the lens of building a more equitable, diverse, and inclusive culture.

Lunch from Light House Bistro will be provided to all attendees registered. Space is limited, and registration is required.

Agenda:
Workshop: 10:00am to 11:30am
Reflection/Connection Luncheon: 11:30am to 12: 30pm

 

>>REGISTER HERE<<

 

ABOUT THE FACILITOR: 
Karen Bond is a recognized leader in organizational development, training, and change management, with over 20 years of experience in management consulting and leadership across the non-profit sector. She brings to her consulting practice added executive coaching capacity and a depth of experience in helping organizations link strategy, structure, leadership, and talent to fulfill their mission objectives. Karen’s diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) experience and her training background also support clients on their own DEI journeys.

Karen spent 13 years at the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth, leading a national and international team. She was known as a trusted leader, advisor, and coach adept at guiding leaders and teams through authentic change. Her contributions to Hopkins include introducing a paperless enrollment process, a networked organizational model to drive continuous collaboration, improvement, and empowerment in partnership with communities, and rebuilding the Center’s learning and evaluation function to align with community-driven outcomes. She was recognized by “The Daily Record” as Innovator of the Year for one of the complex partnerships she led at Hopkins.

Clients include the National Association of Independent Schools, the Maryland Banking Association, The Madeira School, and other nonprofit organizations. Karen is a Hopkins Fellow in Organizational Development. She holds an undergraduate degree in English and Political Science. She has her graduate degree in Applied Behavioral Science and Organizational Development.