• Member Announcement
  • January 17, 2024

Register Now for the Live Workshop Hosted by the Ombuds Team on January 19


Date: January 17, 2024

To: Members of the American Economic Association
From: Peter L. Rousseau, Secretary-Treasurer
Subject: Register Now for the Live Workshop Hosted by the Ombuds Team on January 19

Don’t miss the upcoming workshop: “From Bystander to Upstander.” The workshop, scheduled for January 19 from noon to 1:00 p.m. EST via Zoom, will be led by the AEA Ombuds Team at MWI.  What can you do when you see someone in your department or institution being harassed or witness an act of discrimination? Or when you notice a colleague being bullied at a conference or hear a microaggression in a meeting? Do you step in and potentially make matters worse or embarrass yourself? Do you say nothing and watch a colleague suffer? While you may not be directly involved, destructive behavior can take a heavy toll on targets and bystanders alike. This live workshop  will help participants identify and discuss five strategies to use when witnessing destructive behavior, determine when each strategy might be most effective, and apply the strategies to real-life scenarios.

To register for the workshop, visit https://mwi-org.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAkc-mtqjMvE9e1Ep_UY0L83vzwR4EKGqnk#/registration.

Don’t miss the other upcoming workshops!  For details, visit https://www.mwi.org/aea-workshops/

The Ombuds program features an independent team of professionals with a range of experiences and specialties.  Members can select the Ombuds who best meets their needs.  For more information, visit https://www.aeaweb.org/ombuds.