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October 30 , 2020 - 12:00 p.m.

Implicit bias refers to the attitudes or stereotypes that affect our understanding, actions, and decisions in an unconscious manner. These biases encompass both favorable and unfavorable assessments are activated without an individual’s awareness or intentional control. The #MeToo movement has raised awareness about the prevalence and pernicious impact of implicit bias and the general loss in civility. What exactly is implicit bias/unconscious bias, how does this impact us all and most important what can be done to combat it?

In this webinar, Ruthie Lee-Esene, Glasscock instructor for the Institute of Human Resource Education, will discuss how to practice empathy and self-awareness.

Topics will include:

  • What is the science behind this phenomenon?
  • Key characteristics of implicit bias
  • Understanding the difference between diversity and inclusion
  • How to reduce implicit bias

Join us for an informative conversation about recognizing and treating your own implicit bias.