Presented by: Claire Knowles, Partner - Nagele, Knowles and Associates
Situational Awareness knowledge and living prepared are two key pieces to help thwart violence, because as women, we are especially vulnerable.
Women, however, do not need statistics to convince us that the world can be a dangerous place for us regardless of our age. When we are out and about, or traveling/walking alone, there is increased risk of muggings, assault, rape, robbery, purse snatching, car-jacking, even sex-trafficking. There is also domestic violence and workplace violence. (Did you know that Workplace homicides and other violent acts are the leading cause of death for women at work?)
This session will depict some of the human emotions that we hold and how being knowledgeable and prepared is a whole lot better than being helpless and panicked. This session will underscore the need to be risk-averse for our personal safety, and actions we can take to thwart violence. It will cover the basics of Situational Awareness—what we need to know. The Color Code of Awareness will be discussed, enabling participants to take an active role in their own safety whether in the public sphere or the workplace. We’ll also touch on domestic violence and what we can do to help victims. As time permits, we’ll cover how being situational- aware in the workplace can help to thwart harassment and bullying from the inside culture, while keeping us alert to a perpetrator who may wish to enter the workplace to intentionally do harm.
This will be via Zoom and the link will be sent to you prior to the event. All are welcome!
Date: March 23, 2021
Time: 7:00PM - 8:00PM
Contact: Robin Bridson