Anima Leadership has spoken publicly on a range of issues from organizational health to diversity and citizen engagement. Here are a few of the highlights:
Annahid Dashtgard featured in Madison 365, “The elephant of bias always sees color” – YWCA Moxie Conference Keynoters Deliver Powerful Messages” by Nicholas Garton, May 24, 2017.
Shakil Choudhury interviewed on The Sunday Edition with Michael Enright, “ What do we actually mean by “diversity”?” December 11, 2016.
Shakil Choudhury interviewed on Wisconsin Public Radio, Joy Cardin Show, “How To Overcome An “Us vs. Them” Tendency,” February 22nd, 2016.
Shakil Choudhury quoted in Chatelaine, “Muslim women fear for their safety. Trump’s not helping,” December 10th, 2015.
Shakil Choudhury on TV Ontario The Agenda with Steve Paikin, “Diversity: Not So Black and White” December 4th, 2015.
Shakil Choudhury quoted in Don Pittis, “Best antidote to terrorism is immigrants’ economic success,” CBC News, November 20th, 2015.
Shakil Choudhury on Metro Morning with Matt Galloway, “The Muslim Backlash” following the terrorist attacks on Paris, November 18, 2015.
Shakil Choudhury on TV Ontario, The Agenda with Steve Paikin, on “Understanding Police Bias,” October 22nd, 2015.
Shakil Choudhury interviewed in the Toronto Star, “Unconscious bias plays role in policing, author says,” October 21, 2015
Shakil Choudhury on TV Ontario, The Agenda with Steve Paikin, on “Calling out bias and Taking Offense,” April 30th, 2015.
Anima Leadership is featured in this Charity Village’s article on burnout and balance. Reversing the potential for burnout: Strategies to stay healthy and happy at work.
Anima Leadership won the 2010 Award of Excellence for best practices in diversity training and consulting from the Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) in May 2010.
Anima Leadership’s work on new approaches to dialogue and building relationship across difference is profiled in the book Transforming Power: From the Personal to the Political, by Judy Rebick, 2008.
Anima’s work on implicit bias and implications for approaching diversity was the basis of an article in Corporate Knights magazine – The Cleantech Issue Vol. 6.2, 2007 A Problem Named is a Problem Solved. Being aware of our hidden biases allows us to slay them.
Anima staff have chapters in the book Notes from Canada’s Activists: A New Generation Stands up for Change, 2007.
Anima profiled in article “Teaching for Personal and Spiritual Growth” in Encounter: Education for Meaning and Social Justice Volume 23, Number 3, Autumn 2010.
Profile in Reader’s Digest Article “Turning Adversity into Art”, July 2008.
Part of CBC Radio Documentary “Burning Bright” on Sunday “The Hour” Sept. 2008– how to make activism more personally sustainable.
Interview on CBC Radio Toronto “Here and Now” 2007 in response to book release Canada’s Young Activists: A Generation Stands Up for Change.
Appearance on panel discussion re: Michael “Kramer” Richard’s racist tirade. “The Water Cooler,” CBC News: Sunday, CBC-TV, Nov/2006.