Uncovering and Mitigating Unconscious Bias in the University Experience
Thursday, February 21, 2019
|4:30 - 5:00 p.m.||Sharing Experiences to Navigate the Future: Kick-Off Conversation||CEC 230|
|5:00 - 5:45 p.m.||Presentation||CEC 230||RSVP|
|5:45 - 6:45 p.m.||Interactive Workshop||CEC 230||RSVP|
|6:45 - 7:00 p.m.||Social Networking||CEC 230|
Highlights of the presentation, workshop, and dialogue include:
- A brief explanation of what unconscious bias is, how we all have it and how it develops. There's no shame in having unconscious bias as long as we work to become aware of our personal and organizational biases and take steps to insure they don't influence career impacting decisions.
- Exploring the effects of unconscious bias in:
- The Recruitment Process
- The Hiring Process (selection committee)
- Tenure Track Decisions
- Retention and Promotion
- Family Leave (workload concerns)
- Leadership Track (the process of how to get there)
- Gendered Job Expectations and Resulting Financial Implications
- Pay Equity
Pam Hernandez -- MAPP, PCC
The first female executive in the history of Woodman Life, Pam Hernandez rose to the rank of Executive Vice-President, Chief Operating Officer during her career at the 125-year-old, $10 billion firm. Leading growth as a senior executive in charge of marketing, operations, technology, human resources and strategy management, Pam helped Woodman achieve significant financial and workforce goals. The lessons learned in her 30-year career were many, and provided ample opportunity to apply her innate “people” skills, especially in hiring, developing and inspiring staff.
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