Concurrent Session
Creating a Better Tomorrow by Eradicating Unconscious Bias
Balcony IJK (Fourth Floor)
Tuesday 10/29/2019 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM Add to calendar
1.50 SHRM PDCs | Competencies: Critical Evaluation, Global & Cultural Effectiveness, Leadership & Navigation | Intended Audience: Senior-Level (Elevating I&D)
Workplace Application:
Learn more about structured approaches to eradicate bias across industries and methodologies for measurement and goal-setting. 

Technology has the potential to cultivate a new standard: a diverse future that's representative of all people. This session will explore the present state of D&I and how the future can be reimagined with cutting-edge innovation. Also, you will hear how technology is more effective than mandated training when it comes to eliminating unconscious bias, and how measurement, goal-setting and accountability are essential for a more inclusive future.

Learning Objectives:

  • Gain an understanding of technological solutions that are being implemented to eliminate unconscious bias in the hiring and recruiting process.
  • Learn strategies for setting achievable goals and holding employees accountable to meet those metrics.
  • Gain a more thorough understanding of how diversity leads to financial returns and how a future that is diverse and inclusive will make companies more prosperous and will pay economic and social dividends in the long run.
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Judith Michelle Williams, head of people sustainability and SVP, chief diversity & inclusion officer,