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Inclusive Communication Talk Series l Weaving An Inclusive Culture Through the Power of Inclusive Communication

June 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Weaving An Inclusive Culture Through the Power of Inclusive Communicationย 

In todayโ€™s increasingly diverse workplace landscape, the importance of inclusive communication has become more pronounced than ever. Inclusive communication ensures all employees, irrespective of their background or identity, feel embraced, valued, and empowered to engage fully. Therefore, itโ€™s imperative to cultivate an inclusive culture by employing inclusive communication practices. Embracing this approach isn’t merely a matter of morality as it’s also essential for businesses striving to create an environment where every individual feels appreciated and included.ย 

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Our talk series consists of two sessions held on a monthly basis. At the heart of this series lies our commitment to fostering understanding and action around inclusive communication. It aims to equip participants with practical insights and methods for effortlessly incorporating inclusivity into their professional engagements.ย 

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In this talk series, organised in partnership with CCI France Myanmar, โ€œWeaving an Inclusive Culture through the Power of Inclusive Communication,โ€ we will touch on the following learning points โ€“ย 

Session 1 (19 June 2024)ย 

  • What is Inclusive Communication?ย 
  • What are the Underlying Factors of Non-Inclusive Communication?ย 
  • Why is Inclusive Communication Important in the Workplace?ย 
  • Understand The Impact of Word Choice, Languages, And Pronounsย ย 

Session 2 (10 July 2024)ย 

  • Exploring the Power of Inclusive Communicationย 
  • Strategies to Foster Inclusive Communicationย 
  • Easy Steps to Adapt Inclusive Communicationย 

What to Expect from this Series?

Participants can anticipate engaging discussions, practical insights, and real-world examples that empower you to integrate inclusivity seamlessly into your professional interactions. Moreover, this talk series is designed to be highly interactive and participatory, encouraging participants to share their experiences, ask questions, and collaborate with peers. By actively engaging with the content and fellow participants, they will walk away with actionable takeaways that they can immediately implement in their day-to-day interactions.

Who Should Attend?

This series is ideal for professionals, leaders, and individuals from all industries who are passionate about creating inclusive and empowered work environments. Whether you’re an HR professional, a manager, a team leader, or simply someone interested in enhancing your communication skills to promote inclusivity, this series is designed for you. Don’t miss this opportunity to gain valuable knowledge and tools that will benefit both you and your organisation!

Offer

  • First 7 registrants from BCGE member organisations: FoC

(This is on first come, first served basis and each organisation is limited to one FoC.)

  • Additional registrants from BCGE member organisations: 80,000 MMK (All 2 Sessions)
  • Registrants from non-member organisations: 120,000 MMK (All 2 Sessions)

Special Offer

  • Enjoy a 10% early bird discount if you fall into the first 10 non-FOC registrants.

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Secure your spot now and be a catalyst for a more inclusive and diverse professional landscape. Please register via the link by 14 June 2024: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=VGJbAFe5nEm2WKI-YLjTBt8kYdsT2KFPgTwcBy1dio9URU1YTU1WRks5TDI2MEMzNTAwNEtGNVZYSi4uย 

 

Meet the Speakers

Kyawt Kay Thi Win is a DEI thought leader, strategist, and Country Director of the Business Coalition for Gender Equality. Kyawt designed and developed the first workplace gender equality index and assessment in the country, โ€˜Know Your WGEโ€™, which guides organisations in their gender reporting process and is also an advisory panel member in the regional workplace gender equality assessment of GEARS. Kyawt consults with businesses and organisations on strategic solutions for fostering equitable and inclusive workplaces. This important work focuses on nurturing inclusive leadership, creating a workplace for all, embracing respectful workplaces, combatting unconscious bias, fostering inclusive recruitment, leading inclusive communications, and overcoming social norms and stereotypes which improve employee engagement and increasing productivity within organisation. She has become a leading voice for the business sector agenda on DEI in Myanmar recognised by the Asia D&I Champion Award 2022 from Women Icons Network. She is the president of the ASEAN Human Development organisation, Myanmar Chapter, founder of Up The Starts, and sits on the Advisory Board of Womenโ€™s Voice Leadership Myanmar and Myanmar Sustainable Business Network.

 

Catherine is working as Head of DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) Department at BCGE, and she is in charge of providing advisory expertise for Gender Reporting and WGE and D&I knowledge programs, including training sessions, workshops and talks, aimed at cultivating equitable & inclusive workplaces. She brings extensive experience from her past roles, including her involvement in the Women Enterprise Development and Economic Empowerment Program. In this capacity, she collaborated closely with indigenous women associations across diverse regions, particularly within the Social Enterprise sector, and supported women in microfinance groups through various NGO initiatives. As a program lead, Catherine spearheaded projects focused on enhancing the capacity of womenโ€™s groups in communities and advocated for grater male involvement in womenโ€™s enterprise development through initiatives like the โ€œMen for Changeโ€ program. During her pursuit of a masterโ€™s degree in sustainable development practices, Catherine conducted an independent research study on self-help groups, with a particular emphasis on their contributions to womenโ€™s empowerment, gender equality and social inclusion

Details

Date:
June 19
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Event Categories:
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Venue

Zoom

Organizer

BCGE