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|The Unicorn in the Room: Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation and Effective Workplace Investigations|
Rob Depew has more than ten years of experience in employment law, as an attorney, investigator and trainer. He currently serves as a member (and former co-chair) of the Bar Association of the San Francisco Equality Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues. Mr. Depew received his B.A. and B.S. from Columbia Union College and his J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of Law.
Barry Chersky has collaborated with organizations to create and maintain respectful and inclusive work and learning environments. For 30 years he has specialized in preventing and resolving workplace harassment, discrimination, and bias. Mr. Chersky has conducted workplace investigations, provided training, conflict resolution and coaching services. He successfully led the effort to develop and integrate inclusive curriculum, including LGBTQ issues, in several public school districts. Mr. Chersky is a founding board member and former executive officer of AWI.
Nora R. Rohman
Nora R. Rohman is employed as an investigator at Public Interest Investigations, where she conducts workplace investigations. She is certified as an Advanced Title IX Investigator, and she works as a death penalty mitigation investigator on capitol cases. Ms. Rohman earned her bachelor’s degree in Gender and Sexuality Studies from Concordia University. She pursued a master’s degree in Queer and Gender Studies at New York University, and has extensive experience with providing education regarding LGBTQ communities.
Approved for 1.0 hours HRCI general recertification credit.