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Friday, August 12 • 10:00am - 11:30am
The Prejudice Within Us: Identifying Our Own Unconscious Biases

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The truth is: We're all a little bit racist. Unconscious bias can affect how we edit, recruit and hire, but there are ways to prevent it. Attend this session to learn about implicit bias and how to prevent it from affecting your newsroom. (This session is geared toward, but not limited to, editors and managers.)


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Alexis McGill-Johnson

Executive Director, Perception Institute
Alexis McGill Johnson is Executive Director of Perception Institute – a consortium of mind scientists that uses cutting-edge research to reduce discrimination linked to race, gender, and other identity differences.  A thought leader and bridge builder whose work spans politics, academia, advocacy, and culture, her work has always focused on improving the lives of young people. Prior to Perception, Alexis taught political science at... Read More →


Friday August 12, 2016 10:00am - 11:30am
Messina

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