Executive DirectorCompany: AMAZEworks
Role: Session Presenter
2020 Conference Session:
Performing at Our Best -The Impact of Identity and Stereotype Threat on the Workplace
As executive director, Rebecca Slaby leads AMAZEworks in working with schools, communities and organizations to create equity and belonging for children and adults. She gives workshops on Anti-Bias Education with a focus on cultural responsiveness, bias, identity and stereotype threat, and intercultural communication and conflict and co-authored the AMAZEworks middle school curriculum.
With an MEd from DePaul University, Rebecca has 15 years of experience teaching middle school humanities and social studies, and was the diversity coordinator for Friends School of Minnesota, working on issues of diversity, equity, inclusion and justice on institutional, state and regional levels. She has been a racial justice facilitator for YWCA Minneapolis since 2015. Rebecca has presented at the Overcoming Racism, Minnesota Education Association, NAEYC, MnAEYC, and SPPS Equity Summit conferences, as well as facilitated equity workshops and trainings for nonprofit organizations, businesses and municipalities. She has also taught a course on equity-based pedagogy at the University of Minnesota.