Defeating Unconscious Bias: Your Workplace Advantage
There are many questions surrounding unconscious bias. Where does bias come from? How do biases influence our workplaces? Do they make us bad people? Most importantly, can we do anything about them?
Join Dr. Sondra Thiederman as she presents her strategies for defeating the biases that compromise our ability to create truly inclusive workplaces. Based on the principle that biases don’t make us bad people (it’s what we do about them that matters), these practical methods are immediately applicable, measurable, and focused on results.
About the speaker: Dr. Sondra Thiederman | President, Cross-Cultural Communications
Dr. Sondra Thiederman is one of the nation’s leading experts on unconscious bias and workplace inclusion issues. As President of Cross-Cultural Communications, a San Diego based training firm, Sondra has more than 25-years-experience as a speaker, trainer, and author helping dozens of companies find ways to successfully navigate our increasingly-diverse workplaces. Since receiving her doctorate with an emphasis on cross-cultural studies from UCLA, Sondra has published in professional journals ranging from T&D to Real Estate Today to Association Management, and is the author of six books on diversity-related topics including:
Making Diversity Work: Seven Steps for Defeating Bias in the Workplace.