Managing Affinity Bias: Knowledge Burst
Quickly get up to speed on affinity bias—the human tendency to want to be around people who make us feel comfortable. Affinity bias can be an unrecognized roadblock to inclusion. As a manager, it is your job to be aware of affinity bias in yourself and others and prevent it from affecting talent decisions. By the end of this digital micro-tool, you will gain a simple understanding of affinity bias, learn new skills to help you mitigate its impact, and be a more inclusive and effective manager.
In this 10-minute Knowledge Burst you will learn:
- What affinity bias is and what it looks like in the workplace.
- Why affinity bias matters to managers and their teams.
- How to mitigate its impact when choosing stretch assignments.
Join this webinar as we discuss how teams can garner the support and tools, they need to acknowledge mistakes, learn from them, own their impact, and plan for the unexpected.
With organizations moving toward a more global DEI perspective, how will they strategize and implement locally? Join this webinar to gain critical lessons.
Join this webinar as we discuss what gender partnership looks like, why engaging men in gender partnership is important, and how to implement this strategy in your organization.
A 2020 study found that while women overall comprise 28.8% of the US tech workforce, Latinas hold a mere 2% of jobs in STEM. This abysmal statistic disproves the argument of meritocracy in technology. Companies that prioritize diversifying their teams by recruiting Latinas will see growth in innovation and product development.
WEBINAR: Allyship in Action: How to Be a Workplace Advocate and Move Beyond Performative Support for LGBTQIA+ Colleagues
Join this webinar as we dive into the important role advocacy plays in creating more inclusivity for LGBTQIA+ team members.