Learning Network & Knowledge Hub Webinar
Roots and Resilience : Exploring Healing Centred Engagement and Pleasure with Black Survivors of Sexual Violence
In the last webinar Roots and Resistance, Yamikani focused on challenges faced by black survivors of sexual violence exploring historical, social and economic barriers. In this webinar, she is shifting gears to explore principles of healing centred engagement based on Dr. Shawn Ginwright's work and practices of resiliency that exist for black survivors of sexual violence.

May 28, 2019 1:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Speakers

Yamikani Msosa
Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives Coordinator @Humber College
Yamikani Msosa has a master's degree in Women and Gender Studies from Carleton University and was recently an Education Specialist at Ryerson University's Office of Sexual Violence Support and Education. At Ryerson, she supported education and support initiatives including forming a support group for black students called R.E.S.T (Resisting, Existing and Supporting Trauma). She has given training all over the country on issues related to Sexual Violence, LGBTQ Communities and Anti-Black Racism including to the Ontario Ministries of the Attorney General; Labour; Status of Women; as well as the UN Committee on International Decade of People of African Descent; United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Yamikani has been featured in Macleans Magazine, The Walrus, Chatelaine Magazine, Now Toronto, CBC National and more. Yami currently sits on the Advisory Council for MATCH International Global Fund for Women & Youth Advisory for the Equality Project at Ottawa University Law Department