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NACITE Webinar: Moving Beyond Theory: How to Apply and Integrate GBA+ Practices Within Your Organization
May 4, 2022@12:00 pm to 1:00 pm MDT
Gender Based Analysis Plus (GBA+) is a tool and approach that helps to analyze your services, products, and processes from a gender and intersectional lens. When applying GBA+ you are better able to explore the needs of different groups of people, as well as recognize their multiple identities (such as gender, race, ethnicity, class, religion, age and mental or physical disability etc.). that impacts their experiences.
While more and more people are familiarizing themselves with the concept of GBA+, many leaders and staff struggle with the “how to” aspect of the framework. What does it really mean to apply and embed GBA+ thinking to your workplace policies and practices? Where do you start and what pre-conditions need to be in place? This webinar focuses on GBA+ applications. The goal is to deepen your understanding of the utilization of GBA+ and demonstrate how you might integrate it into your current projects. Participants will learn how GBA+ can be used to:
- uncover barriers to accessing transportation services and new modes of transportation
- build practices and policies into organizational structures to reduce barriers and biases in workplace processes
- explore new ways of thinking and working that centres the experience of historically marginalized and underserved communities
A case study highlighting critical foundational components and outcomes will inspire participants to get started on their own GBA+ journey.
- Chanel Grenaway has over 20 years of experience focused on integrating equity, a gender lens, and intersectionality practice into workplace cultures. She has a range of expertise from work with Foundations, multi-service non-profit agencies and academic institutions. Chanel played a pivotal role in the research and planning of a new 5 course specialization on gender-based analytics developed and offered by the Institute for Gender and the Economy (available on Coursera). The course explores the ways that gender identity, Indigeneity, race, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and other intersections shape risks, opportunities and impacts of an organization’s activities, operations and outcomes. Chanel is the lead instructor for the qualitative data collection and community-based engagement module. She is currently supporting organizations to improve their equity and inclusion outcomes through equity assessments, training and knowledge building, community engagement, and action planning. For more information you can visit her website at http://www.chanelgrenaway.com
- Hannah Rosen (she/they) is an intersectional gender equity specialist with experience applying GBA Plus in the private, public, and non-profit sectors. Her work focuses on systemic integration and innovation of gender equity and intersectionality into policy and practice. The broader goal of Hannah’s work is to ensure gender equity and intersectional analysis are fully integrated into everyday work, practices, and services. Hannah is a graduate of the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the University of Toronto, and Queen’s University in Kingston, ON. She holds a Master of Global Affairs, with a specialization in feminist international policy, as well as gendered impacts of war and conflict. Her Bachelor of Arts (Honours) was in international relations, with a focus on the intersections of hypermasculinity, mental health, and military service.