RESPECT @ EPFL: From bystander to upstander


Event details

Date 10.11.2021 16:0019:00  
Speaker Daena Giardellacall_made is a Senior Lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management and a Faculty Affiliate of the MIT Leadership Center.  She teaches numerous interactive skills-​based workshops and training programmes where participants learn how to respond proactively to implicit or unconscious bias, sexual harassment, and bullying by enacting improvised scenarios.
Category Conferences - Seminars

Daena Giardella will introduce the concept of the “upstander” and explain what it means to be an upstander, and how an upstander differs from a passive bystander. In this workshop, participants will practise vocabulary and phrases that can be applied to difficult situations of inappropriate behaviour in the workplace.
Key topics:

  • How harassment, bullying, put-​downs and bias affect all workplaces
  • How to recognise and deal with inappropriate behaviour
  • Gauging when it is possible to stand up
  • Practising “upstander” vocabulary and phrases

Please note: 
  • REGISTRATION: This event is designed for a limited number (290) of participants: first come, first served. A waitlist will be created once the limit is surpassed.


Practical information

  • General public
  • Registration required