Reading the Rapids of Sexism & Sexual Harassment
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM Eastern
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AORE Programming
Event Description
As a higher-ed administrator and outdoor professional, Emily has created a training session along with the A-DASH Collaborative to understand the intricacies, stories, and approaches to diminishing sexism and sexual harassment in outdoor industries. Initially focusing on the culture of professional raft guiding, the training will consist of:
  • Sexual harassment statistics and realities in the outdoor industry
  • Story-informed examples to bring statistics to life
  • Increasing personal awareness of sexism and its impact on interactions
  • Behavior-based change to support sexual harassment-free work environments
    • Different learning styles will be addressed through presentation, scenario work, and content take-aways.
    • Suggestions for future learning to continue growth and awareness will be provided. 

Meet Your Presenter

Emily Ambrose, Trainer / Consultant / Coach / Owner, Engage Coaching & Consulting, LLC.
Emily Ambrose, MS, ACC (she/hers), has dedicated her professional career and personal life to leadership development, training, facilitation, diversity, inclusion, and equity work. Currently and for over 15 years, Emily has been working at Colorado State University in the Lory Student Center and raft guides in the Grand Canyon during the summer. She is owner of a Engage Coaching & Consulting, LLC, a founding member of the A-DASH Collaborative, a facilitator for the Office of Inclusive Excellence, a Safe Zone facilitator, and taught for 14 years in the President's Leadership Program and Key Plus. Emily lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico & Fort Collins, Colorado and enjoys salsa dancing, her community, her partner, and her fur babies.
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