Are you planning to March for Science on April 22? Do you know when and how to intervene if someone you are marching with or near gets harassed? In this training, Dr. Sherry Marts will teach you how to de-escalate situations, how to get other bystanders to help, when to intervene, and when to go for help from the police. There will be role-play in small groups to practice the techniques presented.

March 30, 2017
AAAS Headquarters
1200 New York Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20005
5:30-8:30 pm

Networking at 5:30 pm (Bring business cards or resumes). Training begins at 6 pm


Sherry A. Marts, Ph.D., CEO of S*Marts Consulting LLC, is a skilled workshop leader, facilitator, writer, and speaker with a lively personality and a wicked sense of humor. A former association CEO with a wide-ranging background in biomedical research, nonprofit management, public education, and research advocacy, Sherry provides expert consulting services to nonprofits and academic institutions on diversity and inclusion, harassment and bullying, and interpersonal communication. She also offers executive and career coaching with an emphasis on career and leadership development for women. Her interest in the issue of harassment and bullying lies at the intersection of her professional life as a woman in science, and her previous experience as a women’s self-defense instructor.
Dr. Marts is co-author (with Raven Dana) of The Book of How: Answers to Life’s Most Important Question.
Dr. Marts received her B.Sc. (Hons.) in Applied Biology from the University of Hertfordshire, and her Ph.D. in Physiology from Duke.

Active Bystander Intervention Training