Overcome Unconscious Bias | Podcast
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In the thick of conference season, we decided to record this interview with Dr. Tiffany Jana in advance, and make it available for you to listen to at your convenience.
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If only we could tell people, “Excuse me, your bias is showing!” It would be so easy. Sadly, though, it’s not effective. To learn what does work, tune into this talk by Tiffany Jana, author of Overcoming Bias and new book Erasing Institutional Bias.
In 30 minutes, she’ll share proactive steps you can take to recognize, reduce and address bias. She’ll also explain the impact of bias in the workplace, the importance of building accountability—both personally and at work—and how to build authentic relationships across difference.
TIFFANY JANA is the CEO and president of TMI Consulting, a diversity and inclusion firm based in Richmond, VA. She has helped orchestrate the venture’s tremendous growth over the past thirteen years, establishing a national network of consultants and spearheading the company’s transition into the world’s first Certified Benefit Corporation with a diversity and inclusion focus. With Jana at its helm, TMI Consulting has become a global leader in social enterprise and values-based engagement that nurtures and supports talent while making a positive impact in the world. Her published works include Overcoming Bias: Building Authentic Relationships Across Differences and Erasing Institutional Bias: How to Create Systemic Change for Organizational Inclusion, both published through Berrett-Koehler Publishers. Her awards include the Metropolitan Business League’s 2014 Entrepreneur of the Year, B-Corp Best for the World 2016 Award, Enterprising Women’s Enterprising Women of the Year 2017 Award, and Inc.com’s Top 100 Speakers of 2018.