February 17

Yassmin Abdel-Magied: Is It Possible To Unravel Unconscious Bias?

In this powerful TedTalk, Yassmin Abdel-Magied discussed combating unconscious bias by acknowledging it and interrupting it.  She offers the viewer the suggestion of beginning by mentoring.  She specifies, however, that it is comfortable to mentor and lift up those who we are similar to.  She challenges the viewer to mentor someone different from ourselves and that in this way, we create access and opportunity for others.

A powerful new Ted Talk worth a listen:

 

For more on this and similar stories, click here

 

https://www.npr.org/2019/02/15/694279494/yassmin-abdel-magied-is-it-possible-to-unravel-unconscious-bias


Posted February 17, 2019 by ndiamond in category Courageous Conversations, Inspiration

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