Explore unconscious bias – including your own. Use this knowledge to recognize the impact of biases in the workplace and learn strategies to prevent biases from impacting anyone’s achievement in the workplace.
Research shows that unconscious bias is a significant factor in the underrepresentation of women and racial minorities in leadership as well as other critical workplace positions. This workshop is designed to create an awareness of how unconscious bias shows up in organizational practices. Practical solutions are offered that are research-based and actionable by the participants.
This workshop begins by providing an understanding of how stereotypes create unconscious biases. Next we discuss how the intersection of demographics (e.g. gender or race) and/or physical characteristics (e.g. height or hair color) unconsciously impact workplace practices and decisions. Using interactive exercises participants learn to “see” biases as they are commonly played out in the workplace. Finally, strategies are discussed the empower participants to overcome workplace biases.
As a result of attending this program, participants will:
- Understand unconscious bias and how it differs from explicit bias
- Recognize how stereotypes inform unconscious bias
- Explore individual biases
- Identify how unconscious bias manifests itself in the workplace
- Discuss strategies to overcoming workplace biases
Who Should Attend
This offering has been designed for women in the workplace.