It’s Bigger than You: Personal and Corporate Responsibility for Interrupting Bias, Microaggressions and Systematic Racism
Day 2Session Code: S2-F
When: March 9, 2021
Track: Social Responsibility
Presenter: Gwendolyn McCoy, Gwendolyn McCoy
This interactive presentation will begin with a backdrop — defining bias, microaggressions and systematic racism. The stage will be set leveraging data, benchmarking and examples of how these behaviors and systems have had an ongoing adverse impact on marginalized people.
Participants will then learn practical and tactical ways they can mitigate bias, interrupt microaggressions and use individual privilege to dismantle systems of oppression.
• Define and name bias, microaggressions and systematic racism
• Know how behaviors and systems breed inequities that impact generations to come
• Activate the tactical to support marginalized people leading to an inclusive workplace