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Translating EDI Practice Into Action: Implicit Bias

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June 13 @ 12:00 pm 2:00 pm

Register for an individual webinar or full series.

COA-Accredited Organization and/or Impact Partner:

  • $250 for individual webinars
  • $600 for four-part series

Other Organizations:

  • $350 for individual webinars
  • $800 for four-part series

Organizations and staff working to advance EDI require more than just technical knowledge and the will to act. They also must understand the multiple ways in which bias manifests in our daily lives and working relationships in unconscious ways. Building on brain function research and behavioral science, participants will learn about common bias traps, what causes them, and what can work to reduce and/or eliminate them. Through learning, discussion, and interaction, participants will better understand their own biases and how to disrupt them and develop cultural competence in working across differences.

Session Learning Objectives

  • How brain function, culture, and society contribute to implicit bias
  • Common ways implicit bias is present in the workplace and how mental processes and culture contribute
  • Strategies for increasing intercultural awareness as part of their personal EDI journey
  • Strategies for disrupting implicit bias in their daily work

About the Series

Successfully leading equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) initiatives in the workplace requires a deep understanding of the common challenges that affect organizational culture, as well as practices that build bridges and create a stronger community. This virtual learning series is designed for staff who are leading their organizations’ EDI efforts and want to grow their understanding and application of key EDI concepts. Participants will be able to better address complex workplace dynamics and craft meaningful strategies for growth.

Take advantage of three unique two-hour webinars on core concepts. They can serve as a foundational learning series for staff who are new to leading EDI initiatives, or as a refresher course for those looking to revamp or relaunch an EDI initiative. Register for single sessions or save by purchasing the entire series.

Series Learning Objectives

  • Core tenets of cultural humility
  • Common ways implicit bias occurs in the workplace and how mental processes and culture contribute
  • How organizational leadership can create and support a psychologically safe environment

Instruction Methods

  • Short lectures
  • Small-group and large-group discussions
  • Supplemental articles and resources

Who Should Participate

  • Equity, diversity, and inclusion staff and leaders
  • Equity, diversity, and inclusion committee members
  • Human resources staff
  • Managers and supervisors
  • Program directors


Jerica Broeckling

Jerica Broeckling

EDI and Engagement Partner
Social Current

Romero Davis

Romero Davis

Director of Practice Excellence
Social Current

Undraye Howard

Undraye Howard

Vice President of EDI and Engagement
Social Current

Phyllis Richards

Phyllis Richards

Director of EDI and Research
Social Current