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    A Leader's Guide for Understanding & Managing Unconscious Bias

    Date: November 13, 2018, 4:30pm – 7:00pm
    Organizer:
    HRMA of WNE Diversity Committee
    Location:
    Castle of Knights
    1599 Memorial Drive
    Chicopee, MA 01020
    Price:
    Associate Members - $35 / Guest $40 payable at the door
    Event Type:
    Program
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    This interactive session is designed to help managers and leaders understand the concept of unconscious bias as well as recognize situations where bias may have impacted his or her decision-making process.  Through small group exercises and large group discussion participants will gain strategies to manage and mitigate the impact of bias.

    This workshop will help you:

    • Deepen your understanding of conscious and unconscious bias
    • Identify the biases that may be impacting your decisions and behavior
    • Gain strategies for managing bias and its impact
    • Recognize how HR can support a bias free work environment

    Erica Colonero is co-Founder of VisionSpring, Inc., a WBENC certified diversity and inclusion consulting firm. Erica consults and trains in the areas of diversity & inclusion, employee resource groups, unconscious bias, and inclusive leadership. She has worked with organizations including Aetna, Baystate Health, Boehringer Ingelheim, BCBS of RI, Express Scripts, TIAA, Staples, and UTC.

    Robin Pedrelli is a partner at VisionSpring, Inc.  She has been improving business performance and employee engagement as a Diversity and Inclusion consultant to major companies for more than 15 years. As an expert in the field, Robin is a sought-after consultant, trainer and speaker on the topics of diversity and inclusion, Employee Resource Groups, middle manager engagement and inclusive leadership.