“I Don’t See Colour” and Other Lies We Tell Ourselves About Unconscious Bias of All Kinds
January 27 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
This engaging session illustrates how we all make unconscious judgements about people including about their gender, race and culture. Through a variety of interactive examples, we will identify patterns in how we evaluate others and understand how unconscious bias affects decision-making in recruitment, people development and leadership. We will also identify how unconscious bias leads to discrimination, and how to prevent it.
In this practical and timely presentation Sreya Roy provides an understanding of how unconscious bias, micro-aggressions, micro-invalidations, and subconscious stereotyping impact our decisions and actions at work. The session focuses on the employer’s obligations when managing a diverse workforce.
COVID-19 changed the world. With public health requirements for physical distancing, an abrupt economic slowdown, and many organizations required to close or severely reduce their operations, the employment landscape has changed immeasurably. Working from home became not the exception but the norm, occupational health and safety took on new and pressing urgency, and businesses explored […]
Being forced to set up a remote workplace amid the COVID-19 pandemic caused many employers and employees to realize that it is possible. From video calls to remote logins to programs like Microsoft Teams, we figured it out quickly. Now that we know we can do it, many organizations will want to continue this trend. […]