Better or Worse: The Impact of Unconscious Bias at Work

While you may think you understand what unconscious bias is, you might not have spent too much time reflecting on just how it shows up in your workplace. If you have ever wondered whether you have been denied a promotion or been given an opportunity because of who you are instead of how hard you work, this session is for you. What proactive steps can you take to identify bias, interrupt it and embrace the inevitable discomfort that will arise?

In this session, you will
• Learn how to recognize unconscious bias
• Identify bias to interrupt it and embrace the discomfort to create a better self
• Explore ways to foster an inclusive, diverse, and equitable workplace

Featured Speaker(s)

Leading at the intersection of diversity, inclusion, and workplace culture, in her role as Executive Advisor and Diversity Strategist, Stacey Gordon coaches and counsels executive leaders on DEI strategies for the business, while offering a no-nonsense approach to education for the broader employee population.

Stacey's book, UNBIAS: Addressing Unconscious Bias at Work debuted at #1 on Amazon's Hot New Release list and is also available at Barnes & Nobles, and wherever books are sold.

Stacey is the creator of the second most viewed course across the LinkedIn learning platform, surpassing more than 1 million unique learners, which also includes her popular resume course. Her unconscious bias course has been translated into at least four languages and she has worked with people managers and executive leaders from companies such as American Express, ADP, Kia Motors, Hewlett Packard, Walmart, GE and many others to deliver notable sessions that support their D&I efforts. She earned her MBA from Pepperdine University Business School and her SHRM-SCP certification, as well as the SHRM Inclusive Workplace Culture Credential.

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