NAYGN’s D&I Committee presents a 3-part series surrounding Unconscious Bias and how it affects us. For part 1 of the series, Unconscious Bias, specifically dealing with systemic racism, is defined. Please watch the videos linked to have a better understanding of what unconscious bias means and how it can affect us, our friends, and our communities.

Part 1- Definitions

What is Unconscious Bias? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rbe5D3Yh43o

Systemic Racism Explained https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YrHIQIO_bdQ

Part 2 – Reflection

Dushaw Hockett, TEDxMidAtlanticSalon https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kKHSJHkPeLY

Harvard Implicit Bias Tests https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/selectatest.html

Specifically: race, skin-tone, gender-science

Write-up: “Part 2 of NAYGN’s D&I 3-part series deals with self-reflection in terms of unconscious bias. The first step to combatting our own unconscious biases is recognizing that we have them. Please watch the video linked to better understand how implicit bias can live within all of us. Following the video, please visit the Harvard Implicit Bias Tests linked. We encourage you to take a few of these tests, specifically “race,” “skin tone,” and “gender-career,” to reflect on your own unconscious biases. Part 3 will be a panel with the industry’s experts in unconscious bias. Register for the panel (November 19th at 11:30am EST) here.”

Part 3 – Panel Discussion

Panel of the industry’s leaders in Diversity and Inclusion. This panel will be 40min of proctored questions, followed by 20min of Q&A.

Future Work – Leading Change by John Kotter

https://www.amazon.com/Leading-Change-New-Preface-Author/dp/1422186431

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