01/04/18 Harassment! A Power Play

Harassment! A Power Play

Decades-old behaviors, rightfully requiring change, are being exposed and discussed, nationally and locally. 

Recent accusations and revelations regarding politicians, movie moguls, sports figures, business magnates, law enforcement personnel, firefighters, educational and other professionals (and the list is growing!) demonstrate just how pervasive these behaviors are. Regardless of gender. Regardless of venue. Regardless of type. Regardless of industry or profession.

How can we successfully separate fact from fabrication, assure fairness and justice are served, and provide comfortable, productive, and desirable workplaces, where we treat each other with respect and dignity?

You won’t want to miss this experienced, insightful, no-holds-barred panel’s discussion, as they flesh out the risks, responsibilities, and dangers facing all of us.


William Leap, Ph.D. is an Affiliate Professor at Florida Atlantic University, Center for Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies; formerly professor with American University, in Washington, D.C.

Experienced in communication, language and sexuality.

Carol Field, attorney with Morgan Lewis; extensive experience with whistleblower and discrimination lawsuits. Trains employers in sexual harassment issues.

Kelly Kolb, attorney with Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney LLC;Kelly is a frequent author, contributor and lecturer on employment issues for publications and audiences across the country. Experienced in representing employers in a variety of employment issues.

Kathleen O’Leary, Ph.D., Professor with NSU W.Wayne Huizenga College of Business & Entrepreneurship; she is expert in branding; will offer insights into how branding impacts harassment.


George Hanbury, II, Ph.D., is the 6th President, Nova Southeastern University, the largest, not-for-profit, private university in Florida. Among his numerous accomplishments, he implemented years ago a university-wide seminar on sexual harassment, mandatory for all university employees.

JANUARY BREAKFAST SPONSOR: Nova Southeastern University

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