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Last updated: March 20, 2023

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UW resources for new and expecting parents
Watch the recording from WorkLife’s recent panel to better understand your options when it comes to leave time, updating your benefits selections, childcare options and lactation support resources.

Connecting across identities: Communicating respectfully with people across all gender expressions
Watch the recording from WorkLife’s virtual panel exploring the importance of using accurate, authentic and inclusive language when communicating with and about the LGBTQIA+ community.

Welcoming neurodiverse colleagues to your workgroup
Watch the recording from WorkLife’s panel on discovering strategies for creating a more inclusive workplace culture and authentically engaging new neurodiverse colleagues.


Planning for your child’s summer: UW programs, employee discounts and more
Now is the time to start planning for your child’s summer activities—check out these UW programs, area day camps, discounts for UW employees and more.

Communicating respectfully with people of all gender expressions
To create a more equitable and respectful society, we should aspire toward inclusive language use; to do so, we need to first understand what inclusive language is and is not.

Establishing healthy family eating habits
Check out these tips for establishing healthy eating habits and encouraging quality together time during mealtime with family therapist and eating specialist Ellyn Sattler.

Inclusive strategies for welcoming neurodiverse team members
Authentically engaging new colleagues—whether they are out as neurodiverse or not—goes a long way toward creating a more inclusive, whole person workplace.

A bad day every day: Strategies for addressing burnout
Some people call it quiet quitting. But genuine burnout leads to an inability to successfully function on a personal, social or professional level. It squashes motivation, increases feelings of depression and can lead to physical illness and chronic stress.