2020 Child Life Virtual Conference Keynote Presentation with Michelle Kim
Identity, Power, and Privilege
The first step in understanding others is to truly know ourselves. In this keynote, you will have an opportunity to reflect on your own identities and how they have shaped your lived experiences and worldview. By turning our attention inward, we can reflect on the power we each hold to make a difference and commit to action. Join the session to continue your journey towards equity and inclusion.
Understand the difference between social identity and personal identity
Learn the relationship between privilege and marginalization
Commit to one action you can take to advance equity and inclusion
DOMAIN: Professional Responsibility/Ethics
Michelle Kim (Pronouns: she/her)
Title: Co-Founder & CEO, Awaken
Michelle Kim is the Co-Founder and CEO of Awaken, a leading provider of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion training programs that go beyond just “checking the box.” Michelle believes in creating compassionate space for uncomfortable conversations in order to build connections and inspire lasting change. Michelle has consulted hundreds of organizations on their diversity and inclusion strategy and education journey, working with top executives from Fortune 500 to tech giants to influence change. Michelle is a recognized thought leader and her work has appeared on world renowned platforms such as Forbes, The New York Times, and NPR, and she was named Medium’s Top Writer in Diversity.