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Wednesday, 8 September 2021

Unconscious Bias in Academia

Date and time

Wednesday, 8 September 2021, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

Venue

Online via Zoom
Zoom link here | Meeting ID: 870 7254 5492, Passcode: 539950

Organiser

Max Planck PostdocNet, Equity and Diversity Working Group

Language

English

Speaker

Kimberly Mason (NeuroCure/Charité Berlin)

Further information and registration

Seminar series website

Increasing attention is being paid to how unconscious bias adversely affects diversity in organisations – including academic and research institutions. In this talk, Kimberly Mason (NeuroCure/Charité Berlin) will introduce you to some core concepts about unconscious bias, as well as particular ways it can impact careers along gender lines in academia, especially in the STEM fields. Finally, drawing on her experience as an equal opportunity officer, she will discuss strategies to address the problem at the institutional and individual level.

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