Tag: Unconscious Bias

Advances in and Limitations of Unconscious Bias Training

Dr. Valerie Purdie-Greenaway is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at Columbia University. She serves as Director for her research lab, the Laboratory of Intergroup Relations and the Social Mind (LIRSM). Dr. Purdie-Greenaway’s research seeks to understand how inequality and exclusion affects performance, motivation, sense of belonging and…

Lupita Nyong'o Slams Magazine for Editing Out Her Natural Hair

Lupita Nyong’o took a stand against her natural hair being digitally altered for the cover of Grazia UK magazine. The Oscar-winning actress refused to allow “unconscious prejudice” and set standards of beauty negate her “beautiful, kinky, coily hair.” In an Instagram post on Friday, Nyong’o, 34, expressed her disappointment with…

Black People More Likely to Be Wrongfully Convicted in U.S., Says Report

There has been prior research pointing to racial bias and official misconduct contributing to higher wrongful conviction rates for Blacks than for whites. But the National Registry of Exonerations (NRE) not only documents such instances; it also supplies a consistent source of data to explore what is driving that disparity….

DiversityInc Conquering Recruiting Challenges Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:Carolynn Johnson pr@diversityinc.com DiversityInc’s Fall Conference Conquering Recruiting Challenges Learn how to attract, hire and onboard the most diverse workforce and stay ahead of the competition. Princeton, N.J. (Aug. 19, 2016) DiversityInc is tapping the nation’s top diversity and inclusion thought leaders from AT&T, Cox, Marriott, Monsanto,…