During this session, Nicole will speak on unconscious bias, how it works and its impact to the workplace. Attendees will leave with a better awareness of how they can become change agents within their teams. The talk will include:
- Defining the problem of unconscious bias, examining why we have bias and exploring the impact on decision making.
- Observing the benefits of diverse teams and why they work.
- Identifying ways to foster inclusion and create an environment where the skills, talents and ideas of all employees are maximized.
- Developing a plan to build bridges.
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