Unconscious Bias in Everyday Life

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Date

Monday, July 17, 2017 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm

Location

LSA Building, room 2001

Description

In this workshop led by Latisha Cunningham, LSA DEIC Officer and Jennifer Eshelman, Sociology department administration, you will learn to:

  • Examine your own background and identities to interact more authentically with co-workers, customers and the community 
  • Discuss how the brain functions, and relate how unconscious bias is a natural function of the human mind
  • Identify patterns of unconscious bias that influence decision-making processes 
  • Confront internal biases and practice conscious awareness
  • Practice strategies to create transformational and systemic change in the workplace.

You will benefit by:

  • Raising self-awareness, sparking conversation with others and initiating new actions
  • Enhancing your professional and personal effectiveness on and off the job
  • Positively influencing personal and organizational decisions
  • Creating stronger and more positive work relationships with others

The intended audience is anyone who would like to examine how unconscious bias can affect their perceptions, decisions, and interactions.

Register here.