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Behind the Headlines: #MeToo – What now?

Scandalous headlines. Graphic, sordid details. Men and women alike are at a loss for words. In the wake of the #MeToo movement, the Milwaukee Press Club will present a panel discussion on those revelations of sexual harassment and abuse, and how they have impacted businesses and the workplace.  This panel promises personal accounts and practical tips for navigating professional relationships – for both women and men – in industries across the board.

Jennifer Dirks

You will hear from someone who was targeted during a job interview, how to identify harassment and what to do about it. We’ll have an attorney who’s handled many sexual harassment cases and a human resource expert who provides corporate training on these subjects.  We’ll seek to answer questions on where we are in the workplace since #MeToo began.  For example, are men afraid to even speak to women in a business setting? And, how can business professionals and companies move forward?

What:  The Milwaukee Press Club is bringing together experts to discuss the #MeToo movement and sexual harassment.

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Where: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health, 1240 N 10th St., Milwaukee, north of Courthouse off of I-43 North. Parking is available in the structure directly behind the building or by using the nearby metered street parking.

Map and Parking: https://uwm.edu/publichealth/contact/

Panel of experts: (listed alphabetically):

  • Jennifer Dirks, CEO and President, TEMPO Milwaukee
  • Michael Hyatt, Director, Government Affairs MRA Human Resources
  • Katie Mullen, Partner & Creative Director, Black Paint
  • Amy Scarr, Attorney, Amy F. Scarr, S.C.

Guest experts will respond to questions from a media panel, followed by audience participation.

Media panel:

  • Talis Shelbourne, Student Reporter, UW-Milwaukee
  • Joanne Williams, Host, Black Nouveau, Milwaukee Public Television
  • Terry Sater, Reporter/Anchor, WISN-TV Channel 12

Cost and Registration:

The cost to attend is $20 for MPC members, $25 for non-members and $15 for students.  Lunch is included. Seating will be limited. Advanced registration and payment are required and may be done by booking below.  Checks may be mailed to the MPC at PO Box 176, North Prairie, WI  53153-0176.

Cancellations will be accepted up to 48 hours in advance for a full refund. Please contact Joette Richards at the Milwaukee Press Club with any questions at joette@milwaukeepressclub.org or call 262-894-2224.

» Register here

 
Start:
September 12, 2018
End:
September 12, 2018
Type:
Location:
UW-Milwaukee, Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health
1240 N 10th St.,
Milwaukee WI
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