ICYMI: Council and Pearson Team Up for Webinar Examining the Power of Hidden Bias

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Unconscious biases are underlying qualities, attitudes, and stereotypes attributed to certain groups based on prevailing views and norms in society. The real-world consequences of these biases often effect teams and organizations in negative, unproductive ways. The Bay Area Council and Pearson partnered to explore these topics by hosting a webinar yesterday, part of a series of continued conversations building off the Council’s and Pearson’s January event: Building the Future of California Talent Symposium.

Bay Area Council Policy Associate Leslie Alfaro discussed unconscious bias, how it affects everyday decisions – in life and at work – and ways to address it to build more diverse and inclusive teams with speakers Marina Della Giusta, Professor of Economics at University of Reading (UK); Lady Idos, Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab; and Dr. Frida Polli, CEO, pymetrics.

Watch a recording of the webinar>>

View presentation: Marina Della giusta>>

View presentation: Lady Idos>>

View presentation: Dr. Frida Polli>>

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