The Bay Area Women in Publishing (BAWIP) is hosting two topical events in June:
Confronting Sexual Harassment with BAWIP!
Date: June 13, 2018, 5:45 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Location: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 1333 Broadway, Suite 1000 (10th Floor),
Oakland (Close to the 12th Street BART station!)
The agreed-upon legal definition of harassment in California and the U.S.
Resources and support that are available for victims
How to involve your Human Resources Department if you’ve been harassed, and the steps they are likely to take
How to protect yourself if your company is too small for its own HR Department
Best practices for any company to create a safe work environment
Why women don’t report abusers and how companies can make it easier
A reservation is required for this event, and admission is free. The Barrett-Koehler offices have a secured entrance, so you must have an invitation to attend. Drinks and light appetizers will be provided by Bay Area Women in Publishing.
WEBINAR: Confronting Gender Discrimination and Micro-aggressions in Publishing (June 20, 2018)
Date: June 20, 2018, noon
A reservation is recommended for this event, and admission is free. There is a 100 person maximum for the webinar.
Dana Beth Weinberg is Professor of Sociology at Queens College-CUNY. A graduate of Harvard University’s doctoral program in Sociology, she is author of Code Green: Money-Driven Hospitals and the Dismantling of Nursing and the recent article “Comparing Gender Discrimination in Traditional and Indie Publishing” (https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0195298) as well as numerous articles on work, organization, and management. She has also put her own research into practice, serving in various management roles in higher education, including Dean of Social Sciences and Chair of Sociology.
She writes fiction under the pseudonym D. B. Shuster and is the author of the Russian mafia crime series Kings of Brighton Beach and the forthcoming Cold War spy novel To Catch a Traitor.