Karin Bosman

Karin Bosman

Biography

Karin Bosman, founder of About Workplace Harassment

Work experiences

  • Twenty years of work experience in communication and advertisement business (worldwide agencies)
  • Author of ‘Spitting on Hans’ tosti’, original title ‘Spugen op de tosti van Hans’
  • Spokesperson and authority in the field of sexual harassment in the workplace
  • Director and speaker of About Workplace Harassment (AWH). Advocating on sexual workplace harassment
  • Senior Consultant at Institute of Knowledge and Leadership, Dubai

Activities

  • Research on sexual workplace harassment in Curacao in cooperation with the government
  • Creator of #BASTA! a poster campaign in the Netherlands supported by a #BASTA! smartphone application for schools and universities to empower people to report sexual harassment
  • Research on sexual workplace harassment in Aruba in cooperation with the Ministry of Social Affairs
  • Labor law study including equal treatment, health and safety at work, the fight against discrimination and for public health
  • Lectures, workshops and training about sexual harassment in the workplace and managing (political) discussion groups
  • Counseling and coaching on (sexual) workplace harassment cases
  • Advice and development of harassment policies and complaint procedures
  • Counseling / consulting projects in the matter of (sexual) workplace harassment cases, worldwide
  • Development Smartphone application to report (sexual) workplace harassment in a reliable manner, which ensures integrity
  • In consultation with Dutch, Curacao and Aruban government concerning amendment and awareness sexual harassment in the workplace and implementation of the Smartphone application for reporting sexual workplace harassment
  • Development of teaching material on sexual harassment for primary schools

 

Workshop and training experience

  • Co-writer initiative legislation sexual workplace harassment for the parliament of Curacao
  • Ministry of Administration of Curacao, 2 days training session 'effective policies to combat sexual harassment and unwanted behavior
  • Alfa College Groningen #BASTA! session about (digital) sexual harassment in education
  • IPA Aruba, session about online sexual harassment
  • DEDiMA Curacao, session on what is sexual harassment and what is not
  • Orlando UCF College of Business
  • Pakistan ISSM
  • Keynote speaker at seminar ‘Dealing with sexual workplace harassment’ for Curacao sponsored by Maduro Curiel’s Bank and opened by the Minister of Social Affairs. (Audience 150+)
  • Speaker UA, University of Aruba about sexual harassment in education
  • Speaker HRMA Princeton, NJ
  • University Aruba – Sexual Harassment in the workplace based on Spitting on Hans’ tosti (audience: Aruban community 100+)
  • FNV Vrouw (Labor organization) – Sexual Harassment, International Women’s Day
  • AHRA (Aruba Human Resources Association) – Keep sexual harassment out of the workplace (audience: HR Manager member of AHRA – 30+)
  • IPA (Instituto Pedagogico Arubano) – What about sexual harassment in the workplace (audience 80+: students, age 17-30)
  • Vrouwenplaza – leading political discussion group for women about sexual harassment / assault in the workplace
  • ATIA employer's organizations (audience: 25+)
  • Presentation at the Aruban Ministry of Social Affairs and labor inspection
  • Training for the complete staff of Manchebo Beach Resort and Spa (audience: 140+)
  • Guest speaker at counselor workshops
  • Guest speaker at University of Wageningen (law students)
  • Guest speaker at SHRM chapter Treasure Coast Florida
  • Columnist Eurasia Media Network
  • Keynote speaker at seminar ‘Dealing with sexual workplace harassment’ for Aruba opened by the Minster of Social Affairs (audience: 60+)

 

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