- Explore the different kinds of power dynamics in groups
- Learn the difference between facilitation as gatekeeping to facilitation as “groundskeeping”
- Explore the importance of making implicit behavioral norms explicit and open to change
- Explore how to make meetings collaborative and inclusive, even in the context of hierarchical organizational cultures
Meet the Speaker
Sherry A. Marts, PhD, CEO of S*Marts Consulting LLC, is a skilled workshop leader, facilitator, writer, and speaker with a lively personality and an excellent sense of humor. A former association CEO with a wide-ranging background in biomedical research, nonprofit management, public education, and research advocacy, Sherry provides expert consulting services to nonprofits and academic institutions on diversity and inclusion, harassment and bullying, and interpersonal communication. Her interest in the issue of harassment and bullying lies at the intersection of her professional life as a woman in science, and her previous experience as a women’s self-defense instructor.
Sherry received her B.Sc. (Hons.) in Applied Biology from the University of Hertfordshire, and her PhD in Physiology from Duke University.
Sherry is the recipient of the 2018 MIT Media Lab Disobedience Award.