Navigating Biases and Their Resulting Barriers
Author: Brenda Okorogba
This talk addresses insecurities that result from bias and feeling like a “minority” at work. Learn to call out bias and microaggressions effectively. Speaker: Brenda Okorogba Founder, Momentswithbren Consulting Brenda Okorogba is the Founder and Learning Experience Designer at Momentswithbren Consulting, a global education and management consulting company that supports a variety of clients including startups, schools, nonprofits, SMEs, CBOs, DECs and other firms on strategy execution consulting, transdisciplinary skillset training, grant and bid proposal writing, career readiness solutions, evidence-based business and project advisory, 4th industrial revolution leadership, results-based management using design thinking and a co-prosperity framework. Brenda has coached students in Canada, Nigeria and across the world to secure a $80.4million in scholarships, graduate assistantships and tuition fee waivers. She has also facilitated over 150 workshops that prepared youths, recent graduates, mid-level professionals and new immigrants in Canada to secure 800+ job offers including remote, full time and independent contracts through a tailored career readiness and job search assistance training. Brenda has also helped organizations and startups raise funds over $1.5Million in Canada and beyond.