Leveled: Gendered online aggression and the move toward equality in the digital workspace
October 23, 2020
12:00pm to 1:30pm
Online event via Zoom / Registration required
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Join us for a panel discussion and break out sessions as we explore policy solutions to address bullying, harassment, doxxing and other barriers to equality that women face working online. Register Here
- Rebekah Warren (Moderator), State Representative for Michigan’s 55th District and former State Senator for the 18th District. She has more years of experience as a legislator than any other current member of the state legislature and is the Democratic Vice Chair of the House Ways and Means Committee.
- Loraleigh Keashly, Ph.D., Professor, Communication, WSU Distinguished Service Professor, Wayne State University. Recent work includes “Conflict, conflict resolution and workplace bullying.” Keashly, L. Minkowitz, H. & Nowell, B.
- Rochelle Riley, ended a 20-year, award-winning stint as a Detroit Free Press columnist to become Director of Arts and Culture for the City of Detroit in 2019. She is author of "The Burden: African Americans and the Enduring Impact of Slavery" and "That They Lived: African Americans Who Changed The World."
- Erika M. Sparby, Ph.D., co-editor of Digital Ethics: Rhetoric and Responsibility in Online Aggression and assistant professor of digital rhetorics at Illinois State University.
- 12-12:50 p.m: Panel discussion
- 12:50-1:15 p.m.: Breakout sessions
- A) Bystander intervention in digital spaces: how to combat online harassment and persevere
- B) Navigating digital spaces as politicians, journalists, and academics: finding balance and brainstorming policy solutions
- 1:15-1:30 p.m.: Closing remarks