- This event has passed.
Exploring Unconscious Bias
OPEN TO BU FACULTY AND STAFF AS PART OF THE WORKING AT BU SERIES
The focus of this session is to help us understand and recognize our own unconscious bias, and discuss behaviours to mitigate the preconceptions we are prone to. Join Cheryl Fleming, Diversity and Human Rights Advisor to discuss:
- What is unconscious bias and when does it happen?
- Why do people hold biases or stereotypes against others?
- Types of bias; cultural, gender and systematic
- Bias pitfalls and how to avoid them
- How do we change and become aware of our unconscious bias?
Tuesday, March 2
(12:30 – 2:00 p.m.)
Virtual Meeting Link to be provided following RSVP
RSVP below by entering the # 1 to indicate registration for one person. You will be prompted to enter your email address, then click the Confirm RSVP button. An automated confirmation will appear in your inbox immediately and a follow up calendar invitation will be sent 1 – 3 days following, providing the virtual meeting link and details.
If you have any accessibility needs, please notify Erica Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org in advance so appropriate arrangements can be made.
Brandon University is committed to being an accessible institution. To ensure that any event is available to all who are interested in attending, please advise us in advance of any accessibility considerations. Accessibility contact: email@example.com