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Session Resource & Recording

Based on her book, Breaking the Silence Habit, Sarah Pierson explored why conversations about sexual harassment and violence are important and how these conversations work to prevent and respond to these behaviors. Sarah addressed how individuals can have these uncomfortable conversations and the framework that can help them do so. She also covered what managers need to know to have these conversations.

This session was for SRE Network members and community leaders looking to build workplace skills about how to have uncomfortable conversations about sexual harassment and abuse at work.


Sarah Pierson (formerly Beaulieu) is the author of Breaking the Silence Habit: A Practical Guide to Uncomfortable Conversations in the #MeToo Workplace. She is a speaker and consultant who trains workplaces and managers on skills-based sexual harassment prevention and response. Her expertise has been featured in multiple news outlets, including Fox News, Harvard Business Review, the Associated Press, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, NPR, AskMen, and the Boston Business Journal. In 2018, Sarah and Russ Hammonds co-founded An Uncomfortable Conversation, a nonprofit YouTube channel that helps people engage in meaningful conversations about sexual violence through short videos. A proud graduate of Brown University, Sarah lives with her family in Boston, Massachusetts.

This SRE program was held on Thursday, January 19, 11 am PT/2 pm ET (60 minutes)

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