Unconscious Bias
How Can We Make the Unconscious Conscious?

November 19, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. PST

Description

Join WICSEC for a mirco-jolt of learning! You know that knee jerk reaction that we get when we meet someone that looks, speaks or thinks different than we do? We start thinking on terms like "them" and "us". This is called "Unconscious Bias". The minute we feel or perceive danger, our brain pulls us in its comfort zone. In this micro-session, we will define Unconscious Bias and look at the root of why we have unconscious bias, as well as sharing few solutions on how to minimize it.

Recording

Recording can be found here

Speaker

Sahar Andrade

Sahar Andrade, MB.BCh is a Diversity & Culture Competence Speaker/ Consultant, as well as an International Marketing expert, Certified both as an E-marketer and Social Media Strategist. Sahar speaks 5 languages, a corporate and entrepreneurial Executive Marketing leader specializing in International marketing campaigns, strategic communications & leadership in cross cultural environments. She lived, was educated, and worked in 3 continents offering real world business experience with a straight-talk, hands-on approach to solving problems covering cultural competence, diversity and its effect on global marketing and sales.

For more than 15 years she has offered her expertise and insights to fortune 500 companies, non-profit organizations, educational and healthcare institutions professionals seeking to develop a true competitive advantage for their organization through strategic global leadership development, cross-cultural competence, cross-cultural marketing and diversity practices.

She is a Board member at NAAAHR (National Association of African Americans in HR) the Los Angeles Chapter. She holds a Bachelor of Medicine and a Bachelor of Surgery, minor in Psychiatry from the Cairo University; and successfully completed a Mastery of Human Resources Studies Certificate Program.

Ms. Andrade MB.BCh has established a new approach to employee engagement for organizational development through Sahar Consulting, LLC. Signature program “D.I.A.L.O.G.™” that stands for (Diversity & Inclusion in Active Leadership for Organizational Growth) that serves as a key resource when developing and implementing best practices.

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Tuesday, November 5, 2019 By csmith