Unconscious Bias and Why It Matters For Women and Tech

Learn about some of the hidden barriers that often prevent technical organizations from hiring and retaining top talent. This video will take you through a series of engaging, interactive experiments that introduce the concept of unconscious bias and explain why this information is vital for technical companies to understand. The video will also point to free NCWIT resources you can use to address these hidden barriers in order to better attract and retain a diverse workforce that will drive future innovation.

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A big thanks to Entrepreneurial Alliance member Rapt Media for their production support.

Check it out! In this video, Scientific American Frontiers Host Alan Alda takes the Implicit Association Test (IAT) and chats with Researchers Dr. Mahzarin R. Banaji (Harvard University) and Dr. Brian Nosek (University of Virginia) about unconscious bias. 

Release Date: May 19, 2014
Short URL:www.ncwit.org/resources/are-you-unconsciously-biased
Type(s): Multimedia