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Video: Unconscious Bias in the Workplace — How It Looks and How to Overcome It

Monday, April 6, 2020


  • Siri Chilazi, Research Felow, Women and Public Policy Program, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Susan Segal, President and CEO, Americas Society/Council of the Americas

Siri Chilazi, a gender and organizations researcher at the Women and Public Policy Program at Harvard Kennedy School, had a conversation with AS/COA's Susan Segal as part of AS/COA Women's Hemispheric Network. Chilazi provided recommendations for both companies and individuals to avoid making biased decisions.

She also discussed the importance for companies to promote tailored diversity, negotiation and leadership trainings for their staff, mentorship and sponsorship programs, and networking initiatives to ensure equal opportunities in the workplace.