Total Workshop Time: 90 minutes

Pre-requisites: None


Many organizations have provided training on unconscious bias for their staff and board members with great success. Once individuals are aware of their unconscious biases, however, they are not always clear on what they can do to reduce the impact of those biases at their organization. In this session, participants will explore the science of unconscious bias, specific types of unconscious biases, and how those biases show up at their organization. The session will also cover practical tips and approaches that organizations can implement to help individuals make better, bias-free decisions.

Participants Will:

  • Explore the science of unconscious bias
  • Identify Specific types of unconscious bias
  • Observe how biases show up at work
  • Learn practical approaches to have bias-free interactions

Type of Information: Receiving data and practice
Level of Interaction: Pair and table sharing
Extent of Practice: Scenarios and activities

Facilitated by: Emma Yackso, Virginia Center for Inclusive Cities, Community Programs Coordinator

Upcoming Classes

Workshop Classifications

Type: A La Carte

Level: Fundamental

Competency: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

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