Walk Boldly Toward Bias with Vernā Myers

March 30, 2015
Hosted by Georgetown ITL Faculty

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For most organizations, diversity is a deceptively simple label that masks a great deal of uncertainty and frustration. A Harvard-educated lawyer whose TED talk, “How to Overcome Our Biases? Walk Boldly Toward Them” has inspired almost a million viewers, Vernā Myers’ driving mission is to help law firms and other organizations succeed at diversity: to help them transform diversity from a painfully elusive human resources goal into a real, positive, invigorating fact of life – a feature that inspires new thinking, attracts new talent, and opens the door to new business. Join Host Kate Ebner and the engaging author, facilitator and strategic adviser Vernā Myers for a conversation about how to overcome unconscious bias and make diversity and inclusion meaningful in your organization.

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