WEBINAR - Nevertheless We Persist
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WEBINAR - Nevertheless We Persist

When: Thursday, June 25, 2020
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: Virtual Online Webinar - Zoom Meeting
Presenter: Various Speakers
Contact: PIHRA Programs Dept

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Nevertheless We Persist

presented by Scilla Andreen, Sarah Moshman,
Thelá R. Thatch, Dana Mayhew & Glen Kraemer


Taking a look behind the headlines of #MeToo and Time’s Up, NEVERTHELESS follows the intimate stories of 7 individuals who have experienced sexual harassment in the workplace or school context. From a writer's assistant on a top TV show to a Tech CEO and 911 dispatcher, the film shines a light on the ways in which we can shift our culture and rebuild.

Major themes discussed in the film include: sexual harassment, sexual assault, gender-based violence, victim blaming, retaliation, privilege, intersectionality, toxic masculinity, socialization of children, the legal system, the transgender experience, and much more.

Want to know what others have said about this film?

"This was the best documentary that exemplified intersectionality!"
"Emotional, Impactful, Effective."
"As a victim of workplace harassment, the film was powerful and empowering."

Following the screening, you’ll participate in a panel discussion with filmmaker Sarah Moshman, HR Consultant, Dana Mayhew, HR Coach Thelá R. Thatch and Employment Attorney, Glen Kraemer facilitated by award-winning producer and director, Scilla Andreen.



  Scilla Andreen (pronounced Sheila) is an award winning Producer, Director and CEO and Co-Founder of IndieFlix Group Inc and TV industry veteran working at Sony and Warner Bros before co-founding IndieFlix, a global edutainment focused streaming & screening service of 5000+ titles. She’s Included in Screening International’s Women To Watch, Variety’s Women’s Impact Report and a popular speaker on the film festival circuit and mental health conferences. Scilla is the Founder of IndieFlix Foundation, Executive Producer of social impact films, Nevertheless, Angst, Screenagers, and Empowerment Project and the director of LIKE a documentary about the the impact of social media on our lives and The Upstanders a new film about cyberbullying and resilience. She distributes these films in thousands of schools, corporations and organizations globally. Scilla is on a mission to change the world with film.  
  Sarah Moshman is an Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker and TEDx speaker whose work has been featured on Upworthy, Marie Claire, CNN, and Good Morning America. After directing two short documentaries about female empowerment in young women, (Girls Rock! Chicago (2010) and Growing up Strong: Girls on the Run (2012)) she set out to direct her first feature doc The Empowerment Project: Ordinary Women Doing Extraordinary Things (2014) which has been screened over 700 times around the US and around the world in schools, groups, organizations and corporations starting conversations about gender equality. With Indieflix as the distributor, the film has been sponsored by major brands like Nordstrom, American Girl and Microsoft to spread this message far and wide. Sarah's second feature doc, Losing Sight of Shore follows the incredible journey of four women who rowed across the Pacific Ocean. The film was released globally in 190 countries on Netflix in May 2017. NEVERTHELESS is Sarah’s third feature-length documentary which takes a look behind the headlines of #MeToo and delves in to the sexual harassment crisis through the eyes of the people who lived it. Sarah is dedicated to telling stories that uplift, inform and inspire as well as showcase strong female role models on screen.
Thelá R. Thatch, MBA, PHR, SHRM-CP is an HR Coach at Paychex supporting HR Generalists across the U.S. who advise Paychex clients on a wide range of business and HR issues in a variety of industries. Thelá has more than two decades of experience in human resources, talent management, organizational development, and diversity and inclusion initiatives. Prior to joining Paychex she served as an executive consultant to the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services where she developed a human capital and workforce strategy to recruit and train individuals to provide services to the homeless and other vulnerable populations. Thelá also has experience as the Chief Diversity Officer for Live Nation Entertainment where she laid the foundation to implement the first diversity initiative within a global organization of more than 10,000 employees. Over the years, she has also worked with various Fortune 500 organizations such as UPS, Fox Television, Devro, ADC and Cablevision. Thelá is a published author of a children’s book titled “The Dog Chef” and has written shorter pieces for a number of publications. She graduated from Kean University with a BA in Communications, earned her MBA with a concentration in Human Resources at North Greenville University, and her MPhil from Walden University. She is currently a PhD candidate in public policy and administration with a law specialization at Walden University scheduled to graduate in July 2020.
  Dana Mayhew, MPA, SPHR, PHRca, SHRM-SCP founded the HR Roundtable and Book-club. A serious reader, her ardent belief is that managers can be taught to be great leaders. With the current book as a catalyst for penetrating conversation, the roundtable serves as not only a springboard for HR thought leaders to share their visions and experiences, but an entrée for individuals choosing to dip their toes into HR as a professional. Yet, it’s bigger than that, the roundtable attracts professionals in related fields such as employment law, psychology, organization development, benefits, science and engineering. It serves as a vehicle to share experiences and support each other in the lifelong business of learning.
  Glen Kraemer, a founding and managing partner of the employment law firm of Hirschfeld Kraemer LLP, is nationally recognized for his passionate delivery of “best practices” training programs, and for 19 years served as the keynote speaker for the Professionals in Human Resources Association Annual Legal Update Conference. Glen has devoted significant time and energy to: (1) understanding and responding to sexual harassment, discrimination and workplace bullying, (2) workplace violence prevention, identification and response, and (3) investigations for employers concerning internal discrimination, harassment and wrongful discipline complaints. He is one of the few attorney members of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals, a frequent speaker at ATAP annual conferences, and currently serves as national legal counsel to several Fortune 500 threat management teams and leads numerous behavioral intervention units for colleges and regional employers. Glen has received “Top Speaker” designation for his workplace violence and internal investigations presentations at each SHRM Annual Conference from 2009-2018.


This program is valid for 1.5 PDC for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.

Professionals In Human Resources Association (PIHRA) is recognized by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM.

This program has been approved for 1.5 HR (General) recertification credit hours through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute homepage at www.hrci.org.

The use of this seal confirms that this activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.


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PIHRA Member Free
Guest/Nonmember $50

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There will be a 50% administration fee for any cancellations. If you need to cancel, we must receive it in writing (email or fax) 2 business days prior to the event during normal business hours. Refunds will not be given to no-shows. Credits will not be issued for use towards future PIHRA events.


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