The great thing about these workshops is they are all 1-2 hours long, so perfect for a lunch and learn session. The goal of these workshops are to explore the lived experiences of women from ethnic minority backgrounds and dispel stereotypes.
THE MYTH OF THE ANGRY BLACK WOMAN
Black women are regularly depicted in the media and society, as ‘Angry’, ‘Aggressive’, and ‘Sassy’. Is this true? What is the impact?
Come along and learn about how this stereotype can impact Black women in the workplace and society. It is hoped this will begin the much-needed conversation around breaking down and dispelling this inaccurate myth.
This will be a safe space to learn, discuss, and challenge this myth. A chance to really understand the impacts, origins, and experiences of Black women due to this myth. So Black Women can bring their whole and best selves to work and be able to flourish as individuals in society.
This workshop can be delivered as a:
lunchtime (1 hour) - preferred by most organisations.
half-day (3 hours) workshop
SAME GENDER DIFFERENT STEREOTYPES
BLACK WOMEN RECOVERY CIRCLE
2021 for many women from Black heritage and Mixed-race (of Black heritage) backgrounds, was exhausting, emotional, and tiresome. Managing day jobs, home commitments, life, pandemic, and vicarious racism on a global level. Along with the continued experiences of microaggression, systematic and institutional racism, and gender inequalities. Don't forget the expectations and burden from carrying the stereotypes of being seen as 'angry', 'strong', and 'independent' and the mental health implications these produce.
This workshop was created by a black woman for black women, to breathe and express their experiences and frustrations. In an environment free from codeswitching, denial, and campaigning. A place to discuss, vent, cry, shout and be honest about your experiences at work, without shame and judgment. To relinquish ownership of racism and inequities, which are typically the result of structural and systemic racism, as opposed to individual responsibility. Instead, build a sisterhood of black women at work and develop tools to feel empowered to be your best and look after your wellbeing at work.
Three, two hours sessions facilitated virtually or face to face in small groups.