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Unconscious Bias: EXPOSED

When
Tue, Apr 11, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where
Pivotal Labs
255 Main St, 6th floor
Cambridge, MA 02142

Pivotal Labs has recently moved, please make sure your map shows 255 Main St. Cambridge. The entrance (glass doors) to the building is across Rebecca's Cafe and Au Bon Pain.

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SORRY, THIS WORKSHOP IS SOLD OUT.

Please join us at Pivotal Labs for a fun night of learning and networking. Make connections and take home some new knowledge. Food will be served!

It’s in our nature to have biases. Our brains use them to make sense of our fast paced world. Having biases isn’t the dangerous part; it’s how they affect our decisions and behaviors without our knowledge. The good news, is that there are things we can do to limit their impact and make sure our thoughts and behaviors align with our actual values.

In this workshop, we’ll explore different types of unconscious biases, examine what they look like, and discover where they might show up in your personal and professional lives.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:

  • Gain knowledge about different types of unconscious biases
  • Learn to detect biases and discuss ways to limit their impact
  • Fun night of learning and meeting other like-minded design professionals

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

  • Designers
  • Strategists
  • Researchers
  • Design Managers
  • Anyone interested in behavioral science

FEES:

AIGA Member: $15
AIGA Student Member: $10
Non-Member: $25
Student Non-Member (ID Required): $20

SPEAKER:

Katie Greenman

Katie Greenman is a recognized facilitator, speaker, strategist and scholar who bridges translational research, experiential program design, and improv comedy. She is an expert in transformational leadership, human development, and millennial engagement. Katie is the founding partner of HumanSide, a consultancy firm that delivers exceptional experiential programs to bring people together and accelerate leadership. She is a published author, most recently in Forbes, and has facilitated events on Capitol Hill, at the United Nations, in colleges across the U.S. and in teepees on mountains. Among the programs she leads are The Nexus Network’s Invest in Yourself Program (building leadership skills among young communities of wealth and entrepreneurship), Dear World (an internationally acclaimed storytelling project), and City Awake (Boston’s leading millennial engagement platform). Born and raised in the Florida Keys, Katie lives in Boston and is a Certified Coach, Comedy School Graduate, and earned her master’s degree from Tufts University’s Eliot-Pearson Department of Human Development where she focused on social and emotional intelligence. For her, it is all about embracing humanness, inspiring connection, and filling life with more humility, levity, and empathy.

EVENT PARTNER:

Redfin

Pivotal Labs

CANCELLATION POLICY:
Cancellation / Refund Policy

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