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Addressing Implicit Bias

 

Tips to avoiding gender bias in reference writing: are you planning on writing a lettrer of reference for a great student?  Don't fall into these common traps based on unconscious gender bias.

 

AAUW's Barriers and Bias: The Status of Women in Leadership report provides general information on implicit bias, as well as on how it can play a role in letters of recommendation (p. 32) and ways to reduce it (p. 35).