Unconscious Bias: Strategies for Bridging the Gap (POE)

LEADERSHIP: Designed for a seasoned or aspiring leader looking to climb the ladder and shatter the glass ceiling

The stats are staggering and while we have taken steps in the right direction, progress remains slow. Impacting real change will require a top down and bottom up approach. The most effective leaders navigate highly diverse teams, being aware of any unconscious bias – all with an eye toward innovation and profitability. Using real-world examples from workplaces who are making strides, this interactive discussion will explore what leaders at all levels can do to contribute to the overall movement including:

  • How to deal with unconscious bias in yourself and team members;
  • How to measure, motivate and reward the best teams;
  • What types of metrics optimize innovation; and
  • What actionable steps you can take to immediately impact positive change for your team and organization.

Thought Leader: Robin Hauser Reynolds, documentary filmmaker, CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap

Kweilin Ellingrud
, principal, McKinsey Global Institute and author, The Power of Parity: Advancing Women’s Equality in the United States
Jay Newton-Small, TIME magazine’s Washington correspondent and author, Broad Influence: How Women are Changing the Way America Works