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:
Bookmarked: ‘Breaking the Ocean’ by Annahid Dashtgard,” The Morning Show, October 23, 2019.
Annahid Dashtgard was interviewed by Adrian Harewood on CBC Ottawa News October 8, 2019. She is in the clip between 44-50 minutes.
Shakil Choudhury interviewed by Global News on “Think you are unbiased? Think again,” by Farah Nasser, June 12, 2019.
Shakil Choudhury interviewed by News 11:30 on “How to stop a hate crime before it starts” by Rogers Media, May 7, 2019.
Annahid Dashtgard interviewed by Slack on “No more odd one out: What causes isolation at work,” by Audra Williams, March 5, 2019.
Annahid Dashtgard interviewed by Global News on “Want to reduce police use of force? Experts say you need more women,” by Jane Gerster, February 7, 2019.
Annahid Dashtgard interviewed by CBC Winnipeg on the best way to respond when witnessing a moment of racism.
Shakil Choudhury on CBC’s The National, Starbucks Staff get anti-bias training on May 29th 2018. Also featured in related written story, “Behavioural change requires time’: Starbucks closes U.S. stores for anti-bias training,” CBC News, May 29, 2018 .
Annahid Dashtgard featured on TVO’s The Agenda, “The Agenda, Actvism, Allyship and Social Change” with Steve Paikin, October 31, 2017.
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 quoted in Don Pittis, “Best antidote to terrorism is immigrants’ economic success,” CBC News, November 20th, 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’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.
Interview on CBC TV “The National” in response to York University Racism Study, Jan. 2009.
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 “The Current” Nov. 2008 on the subject of youth engagement in politics.
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.
Interview on TVO “The Agenda” 2005 on topic of citizen engagement in political process.
Winner of the Anti-Bias Curriculum Development Award by the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario, 2002.