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July

9













Forum on Race:  More Than Just Talk

Location: Virtual

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


July

22








A Leader's Perspective:  Unconscious Bias

Location: Virtual

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

July

29








Measuring Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Location: Virtual

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


Upcoming events

    • 07/09/2020
    • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • Zoom

    Meeting bannerThis conversation will focus on the barriers and risks of being authentic and fully who we are as a Black person at work, and in our community. Learn how you can be an ally and an advocate for change in your circles of influence.

    Join us for an open forum discussion focusing on learning, sharing, and uncovering ACTIONS you can take as an individual, community leader, or business executive to go beyond talk to address racism. Via Zoom and Facebook Live you will have an opportunity to ask questions and share your insights.

    REGISTER HERE

    • 07/22/2020
    • 12:00 PM (EDT)
    • Zoom

    We all have natural biases – we are human after all. There are two types of biases: conscious (explicit) and unconscious (implicit.) These biases impact how we communicate and collaborate with others. In order to manage our biases, we must understand them and acknowledge that we have them. This session will focus on unconscious bias. We like to think we are not biased; but that just isn’t accurate. Taking time to recognize and acknowledge our unconscious biases enable for increased success in the workplace.

    When we can manage our unconscious biases, we enable for improved collaboration, communication and overall build a stronger, more diverse and inclusive organization. If we recognize our own biases, we can reduce the negative effects they cause to those around us.

    In this one (1) hour session business leaders will explore and begin to understand the impact and negative influence of unconscious bias in recruiting, talent development performance management, leading others and overall collaboration and teams. All participants will be provided with a PDF handout which will include additional information on the topic as well as next steps suggestions to carry on the conversation back in the workplace.

    In this workshop, participants will learn:

    • The difference between bias, prejudice and stereotyping
    • How to recognize unconscious bias in themselves and others
    • How unconscious biases influences our behavior
    • Why bias matters and how it negatively impacts the workplace
    • How to challenge and overcome our own biases.

    • 07/29/2020
    • 12:00 PM (EDT)
    • Zoom

    Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) is a topic of much discussion these days. Many organizations are trying to achieve it using a variety of methods. But how can you know if your D&I efforts are really paying off? Come learn how to measure the success of your D&I initiative.

    At the end of this session participants will be able to:

    • Objective one:  identify and calculate the metrics that are important in a D&I initiative;
    • Objective two:  learn how to gather data about your D&I initiative, including from existing sources within your organization;
    • Objective three:  analyze the data and draw conclusions from the analysis.