Brown Bag Session

Brown Bag Lunch and Learn Series

The Division of Human Resources is committed to the development of staff and faculty at A&T.  In an effort to provide flexible development options we are launching a Brown Bag Lunch and Learn Series.  The series will provide an opportunity for the A&T community to come together and network, explore leading topics, and identify ways to further connect with on-going initiatives at A&T.   We hope you can join us as we launch this new and exciting initiative.

Our Next Presentation:

Title: Implicit Bias

Date: September 8, 2-5pm

Presenter: Jordan Axt-Project Implicit

Session Description: Presented through a collaboration with ADVANCE IT, CLOE and ADVANCE IT are proud to offer this unique professional development opportunity for the A&T community.  This interactive session will review work in cognitive and social psychology that illustrates some of the ways our minds work unconsciously, and how these unconscious processes can significantly impact social behavior in unintended and undesired ways.  Through the session you will have an opportunity to review laboratory and field studies that illustrate the impact of these implicit biases in real-world behavior and research-backed methods for reducing the impact of implicit bias.  All participants will complete a demonstration of the Implicit Association Test (IAT), a common measure of implicit bias. 

About the Facilitator: Dr. Axt has been a consultant for Project Implicit for the last four years.  Project Implicit is a non-profit organization with a mission of "developing and delivering methods for investigating and applying phenomena of implicit social cognition, including phenomena of implicit bias based on age, race, gender, or other factors." 

About Project Implicit: Project Implicit is a non-profit organization and international collaborative network of researchers investigating implicit social cognition - thoughts and feelings outside of conscious awareness and control. Project Implicit is the product of a team of scientists whose research produced new ways of understanding attitudes, stereotypes and other hidden biases that influence perception, judgment, and action. Project Implicit translates that academic research into practical applications for addressing diversity, improving decision-making, and increasing the likelihood that practices are aligned with personal and organizational values. http://www.projectimplicit.net/index.html 

 

To register:  Implicit Bias Training with Jordan Axt

 For more information please contact us at:

 CLOE:  cloe@ncat.edu

 ADVANCE IT:  advance-it@ncat.edu

For additional information about the ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Project please visit the project website at http://www.ncat.edu/advance/