Facing Transgender: Education, Advocacy and Inclusion – OnDemand


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As we become comfortable with the Lesbian and Gay plight in the workplace and in own families, we continue to overlook Bisexuals and silence the Transgender population. Trans folks are courageously coming forward and identifying as such more and more often.
This training is designed to help human resource administrators and our colleagues strategically plan to provide a safe and supportive climate for all and to prepare members and co-workers to become better advocates for the trans community.
Be a leader by identifying the needs, (including invisible populations), advocating effectively for trans people, and empowering all community members to take action. Currently fewer than 800 colleges and universities and even fewer Fortune 500 companies protect people that don’t conform to our culture’s gender norms and/or those that openly transition in their non-discrimination policies, yet more and more people are coming forward with trans or gender variant identities that directly challenge existing policies, procedures, and services.

This in-depth interactive online training aims to:

HR Certification Institute Certified Provider

  • Increase awareness of the existence of the trans/gender variant populations
  • Transfer this knowledge to proactively identify next actions steps
  • Create more advocates for trans needs
  • Elevate your company and/or organization as a leader in serving trans populations

As a participant in this training, indviduals will benefit from:

  • Professional Development and on-going education about diverse populations
  • Hands on resources to take back to be more inclusive for trans/gender variant colleagues
  • Personal education and training to raise awareness of trans issues
  • Safe space to asks questions, check assumptions, and learn about this invisible population

Questions to ask:

  • How common or how many trans people are there?
  • Why does “the surgery” come up when addressing inclusion?
  • What are offensive questions that I shouldn’t ask a trans person?


This webinar provides 1.5 General Credit hours.

Through her corporate social responsibility programs, Good Enough Now, Jessica frames even difficult subjects in an engaging and welcoming way. As a professional speaker with over ten years of experience, her expertise earned her the Certified Speaking Professional designation from the National Speakers Association, a designation held by fewer than 800 people world-wide. Whether she provides a motivational keynote, an in-depth workshop, facilitates group interaction, or frames an entire conference as emcee, Jessica brings humor, a high level understanding of adult learning, and an ability to engage participants and encourage them to engage with each other. Through teaching, writing, and facilitating tough conversations, Jessica has figured out how to BE the change she wants to BE.