Women in Architecture September Meeting
September 28, 6:30-8:30PM
Harley Ellis Devereaux

The WiA will host their next event in September and the topic will be an interactive discussion over sexual harassment in the work place. The discussion will cover Sexual Harassment Defined, The Business Imperatives of Addressing Sexual Harassment, Responsibilities of Employers in Addressing Sexual Harassment and Practical Steps for Individuals to Address Sexual Harassment in the Workplace. A question and answer will follow the discussion to address individual questions and comments.

The interactive discussion will be led by two presenters, Janis Barquist and Petrina KM Gooch. Ms. Barquist joined the City Attorney’s Office in 1999. Over the course of her 18 years with the City Attorney’s office, Ms. Barquist has represented and given advice to numerous City of Los Angeles departments, including the LAFD, LAPD, General Service, Animal Services, and Personnel Departments.  Ms. Barquist’s specialty is labor relations and employment discrimination and harassment. Petrina joined Harley Ellis Devereaux in 2008 and serves as a Principal of the firm and Corporate Human Resources Leader. For the past 25 years, Ms. Gooch’s career in Human Resources Management and Leadership has spanned the private and public sectors, including the government, professional service, and labor industries. 

Please join us September 28th at Harley Ellis Devereaux from 6:30-8:30pm for an invigorating and challenging discussion.  

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