Unconscious Bias and Conscious Inclusion
Includes a Live Event on 06/02/2021 at 2:00 PM (CDT)
It’s not enough to aim for increased diversity. Organizations only fully realize the benefits of diverse teams when they eliminate bias and forge a culture of inclusion. These factors are shown to increase engagement, which influences profitability, team morale and retention. People working in inclusive workplaces also tend to have better physical and mental health. This engaging and energizing webinar discusses how bias is affecting us at work. And it highlights the latest research on how to limit the effect of bias and ensure that your office is inclusive, including practical advice for running inclusive meetings, giving nonbiased feedback and hosting inclusive work events.
- Define the term unconscious bias.
- Recognize how conscious inclusion will help your firm better achieve its goals.
- Practice perspective-taking exercises to recognize distinct challenges that diverse employees face.
- Identify five ways to identify and check your biases.
Sybil Dunlop (she/her/hers) is a national thought leader on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). She founded her law firm’s DEI practice; publishes research in the field; and teaches award-winning DEI programming. In recognition of her efforts, Minnesota Lawyer selected Dunlop as a Diversity & Inclusion Honoree in 2018, and the Hennepin County Bar Association awarded her its Excellence Award for Advancing Diversity and Inclusion in 2019. Dunlop attended Smith College and Vanderbilt University Law School, where she graduated Order of the Coif.
CLM App Management Category: Human resources Management
CLM Recertification Eligible: Yes
SHRM Learning Format: Instructor-Led Activity