Ohio University

New Women’s Center courses available in Professional Development Pathways

Professional Development Pathways (PDP) provides tools, guidance, and learning opportunities for employees and supervisors who want to invest in talent development and career growth.  More Women’s Center courses are now available as part of the PDP Program.  These courses will count towards badging in future certificates.

Lifting Women Up: Cultivating Influence to Achieve Our Goals

In this session, we will articulate the internal and external barriers, including sexism and other intersecting forms of oppression, that hold women back from achieving our goals. We'll develop strategies to enable us to identify our personal board of directors, cultivate allies, and develop influence.

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Articulate the internal and external barriers that hold women back
  • Identify your personal board of directors
  • Craft a goal and a strategy to cultivate allies to help you achieve it
  • Extend your influence: create a list of how you can use your strength and network to lift up others

You can register for this new course here: https://ohio.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bdBzsav1JM895op


Identifying Rape Culture and How to Respond

This workshop will provide participants with the tools needed to identify comments, actions, and myths that uphold rape culture. Participants will leave having role played bystander intervention strategies to disrupt rape culture.  We strongly encourage that those attending this workshop also attend a Better Bystanders training, which focuses on bystander intervention, offered through Health Promotion.

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Define rape culture
  • Identify and work to confront rape culture and the ways in which institutionalized oppression influences societal beliefs on sexual violence
  • Critically analyze written and visual texts (when paired with the recommended readings)
  • Increase empathy for survivors of sexual violence
  • Practice tangible skills to interrupt language that normalizes and perpetuates rape culture.

You can register for this new course here: https://ohio.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9tVZmxsk0ESJEup

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