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Unconscious Bias in Everyday Life

 

You will learn to:

  • Examine your own background and identities to interact more authentically with co-workers, customers and the community
  • Discuss how the brain functions, and relate how unconscious bias is a natural function of the human mind
  • Identify patterns of unconscious bias that influence decision-making processes
  • Confront internal biases and practice conscious awareness
  • Practice strategies to create transformational and systemic change in the workplace

You will benefit by:

  • Raising self-awareness, sparking conversation with others and initiating new actions
  • Enhancing your professional and personal effectiveness on and off the job
  • Positively influencing personal and organizational decisions
  • Creating stronger and more positive work relationships with others

Audience:

  • Anyone who would like to examine how unconscious bias can affect their perceptions, decisions, and interactions

Length: 2 hours

To register for a regularly scheduled session open to LSA staff please visit the DEI Events section of the DEI Tile in the LSA Gateway.

To request a private or customized session please email LSA-DEI-Office@umich.edu.