Code-Switching & the Workplace

Code-switching represents how a member of an underrepresented group, consciously or unconsciously, adjusts their language, syntax, grammatical structure, behavior, and appearance to fit into the dominant culture.As the most diverse generation to date, Gen Z is faced with navigating the phenomenon of code-switching as they enter the world of work. Code-switching may affect you, someone you know, a colleague you're close to, a manager - it affects many of us.Join the Center for Career Development at the Howard Thurman Center (Commons, Room 205) to unpack the topic and act of code-switching. This event will feature voices from current employees and alumni, opportunities for connection and community building, and resources for navigating the world of work and prioritizing equitable employers.

When 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm on Tuesday, February 27, 2024
Location Howard Thurman Center, Commons (Flr 205), 808 Commonwealth Avenue