Respect. It Starts with Me.

Promoting gender equality through social leadership

About the Training

Respect. It starts with Me. is an experiential leadership program that cultivates respectful relationships by promoting gender equality. The training provides participants with the tools and awareness to help foster respectful and inclusive environments by offering ways to address gender-based discrimination through building cultures of conversation, awareness and respect.

The training gives participants first-hand experiences of the content by offering a chance to practice the art of social intervention through difficult conversations through Forum Theatre. The content is then unpacked in real time to generate fresh insights for participants.

Respect. It Starts with Me. is available to run in workplaces, community organisations and secondary schools.

Key Components

  • 1. The impact of gender inequality in workplaces and society.
  • 2. Practical strategies and language skills to engage in difficult conversations.
  • 3. Practicing engaging in difficult conversations using Forum Theatre.

Outcomes

Have an increased understanding of the impacts of gender inequality and gender discrimination in society

Be aware of the barriers to bystander intervention

Acquire practical strategies and language skills to engage in difficult conversations

Recognise the potential for social leadership to create inclusive social norms for all people

"Thank you for stewarding us all through a thoughtful period of action and reflection and more action. Friday was fabulous and the feedback very positive – with many conversations and processing of how we all need to have a view, take action and take responsibility."
Kate Morris - Principal Northcote High School

Upcoming Courses

Respect. It Start with Me.

Promoting gender equality through social leadership
$200 Friday 23rd March 2018
  • Respect. It Starts with Me. training
  • Harvard-trained facilitators
  • Participant manual

Respect. It Starts with Me.

Promoting gender equality through social leadership
$200 Friday 20th July 2018
  • Respect. It Starts with Me. training
  • Harvard-trained facilitators
  • Participant manual

Respect. It Starts with Me.

Book a session for your workplace or organisation
  • Up to 25 participants
  • Harvard-trained facilitators
  • Participant manual

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