April AL!VE Academy: Make it Personal - Building Inclusion in Your Volunteer Corps: Success Stories, Cautionary Tales, and Practical Exercises
April AL!VE Academy Webinar - April 23, 2021 2 PM Eastern
Make it Personal - Building Inclusion in Your Volunteer Corps: Success Stories, Cautionary Tales, and Practical Exercises
Join Paula, Emilie and Nicole to learn more about diversity, equity, and inclusion work. Listen to real-world examples examined in a critical and honest format. Understand bias, allyship, microaggressions, cultural competence and cultural humility. Get practical steps to build an inclusive culture in your volunteer program and organization.
Presented by: Paula Allen, Emilie Bromet-Bauer, and Nicole Smith
About our presenters:
Paula Allen: Paula is the Volunteer Program Specialist for Satellite Healthcare, a non-profit dialysis company making life better for those living with kidney disease. Paula has a Bachelor’s degree in History and a Master’s degree in Museum Studies. She achieved her Certification in Volunteer Administration in April of 2019 and immediately began looking for ways to connect with the wider volunteer management community. Paula is the Vice President of Programs and Advocacy at ALIVE, and prizes the opportunity to work with other volunteer engagement professionals and the Board of AL!VE to advance inclusive and proactive practices. In her practice as a volunteer engagement professional she focuses on strategic planning, risk management, and diversity and inclusion.
Emilie Bromet-Bauer: As a recognized, professional volunteer and community engagement specialist, over the past 3 decades, she has developed and managed effective volunteer programs that are transformative for volunteers, organizations, and communities. These programs increase volunteer commitment, retention, and impact while leveraging volunteer and community engagement to build an organization’s capacity to achieve its goals.
Nicole R. Smith: Nicole is a Panamanian-American, workforce development specialist, published author of Game On! Relentlessly Pursue Your Dreams and the 101 Note-taking Affirmation Journal Series, dancer and motivational speaker. In 2019, She joined the Board of the Arts and Business Council of Miami, was listed as one of WLRN’s “Local Women Who Inspire You” and was selected as one of Legacy Miami’s MOST PROMINENT AND INFLUENTIAL BLACK WOMEN IN BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY OF 2019. She is the Volunteer and Internship Services Manager at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County. She joined the Arsht Center in 2012 as a Marketing Coordinator and remained in that role until she joined the Volunteer Services department in November of 2014. She is currently responsible for managing 300+ volunteers and interns in all aspects of the business including recruiting, training and team building. Smith continuously works with the Arsht Center’s Front of House team to staff more than 100 performances and programs presented by the Center each year. She also leads the Center’s Internship Program which serves 13 departments and offers a life-changing immersive learning experience to approximately 20 interns per semester. In addition, she is an Accountability Coach for Center’s Apprenticeship Program and has worked as a mentor with the School-to-Work Big Brothers Big Sisters program for two years.
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern
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