Unconscious Bias Discussion
EDI Lunch & Learn Series 2021-2022
Everyone has an unconscious bias. It is a protective mechanism that is developed because of the lived experiences we have. However, some of those biases can manifest in ways that have a negative impact and may not match our intent. These biases can create barriers and negative repercussions in workforce management in the form of microaggressions. In this segment, we will visit the impact versus intent component and how leaders can heighten awareness by being aware of their blind spots.