Implicit Bias: How Do We Address Unconscious Stereotypes?

Jun 6, 2018

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Implicit bias has been in the news a lot lately. It can be defined as attitudes or stereotypes that affect our understanding, actions, and decisions in an unconscious manner. We'll learn how implicit bias manifests itself--and what we can do to better understand our own beliefs.

Guests: Laura Ligouri, Executive Director & Founder of Mindbridge. Laura is also a lecturer in neuroscience at Bates CollegeSusan K. Gardner, Ph.D., Director of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies & The Rising Tide Center, University of MaineRegina Phillips, University of New England Social Work faculty member. She is also the Westbrook School Department's Grants and Community Engagement Coordinator. Prior to that she managed the City of Portland's Refugee Services program.