What Organizations Can Do To Prevent the Discriminatory Effects of Implicit Bias
Thursday, October 5, 2017
American Arbitration Association
150 E. 42nd Street, 17th Floor
New York, NY 10017
7:00 - 8:00 Networking Reception
1.0 MCLE Credit in Ethics and Professionalism
$20 for NYSBA Corporate Counsel Section members
$30 for NYSBA Members
$50 for NON-Members
Presented by: Andrea S. Kramer, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery LLP and Alton B. Harris, Partner, Nixon Peabody LLP. Authors of Breaking Through Bias: Communication Techniques for Women to Succeed at Work (Bibliomotion Inc, Brookline Mass. 2016)
What the Presenters Will Cover
How to identify the discriminatory implicit biases that plague legal organizations, focusing on the “Big Three”
- Racial and Ethnic
How to identify the career sensitive decisions that are most often affected by implicit biases.
- Hiring Practices
- Professional Development
- Promotion and Compensation
- Retention Policies
How to create procedural defenses and business processes against implicit biases so that your organization can prevent these decisions from being made in a biased way.
- Identify the implicit stereotypes and biases prevalent in the legal profession
- How these biases discriminate against groups of employees
- Techniques that will ensure fairness and inclusiveness of your key employment practices
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