Earlier in 2016, primary school children in Whitstable Junior School in United Kingdom were given the assignment of the day – to draw people doing different jobs. They were tasked to draw a firefighter, a surgeon, and a fighter pilot. A little girl drew Jimbob, saying, “He’s a brain surgeon!” Another proudly presented her drawing … Continue reading What Does It Mean, To Work Like a Girl?
On March 2015, there were only four black CEOs in the Fortune 500 (that's a measly 0.8%). Could there be an underlying reason why blacks are under-represented in leadership positions? One reason that we will focus on today is unconscious bias as explored through the Implicit Association Test (IAT). The IAT was first introduced into the … Continue reading Unconsciously Biased