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Introduction to gender stereotypes and unconscious bias

Introduction to gender stereotypes and unconscious bias

Workshop 1 in a series of training delivered by the Improving Gender Balance and Equalities team and the Scottish STEM Ambassador Hubs

About this Event

In partnership with the Improving Gender Balance and Equalities team this is the first workshop in a new series for STEM Ambassadors in Scotland.

Workshop 1: Introduction to gender stereotypes (GS) and unconscious bias (UB)

The workshop will take place in two sections:

– Part 1: Presentation from IGBE team

– Part 2: Discussion and idea sharing

During the workshop topics covered will include:

– Why tackle gender stereotypes (GS) and unconsious bias (UB)?

– Introduction to GS and UB as well as other protected characteristics

– Impact

– What can we do to mitigate?

Each workshop has been designed to be a stand-alone session but recommend STEM Ambassadors try to attend all of them to make the most of the opportunity. Further Workshops will be:

  • Language part 1 – origins of gender-stereotyped language and the effect of our unconscious bias
  • Language part 2 – language, unconscious bias and career choice
  • Designing inclusive activities
  • Role models
  • What can you do? How can you tell it was useful? (Action planning and feedback)

 

This workshop will take place online using Zoom, please sign up here

Event Information

Start Date

December 03, 2020
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Start Time

16:30

End Date

December 03, 2020
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End Time

17:30

Event Topic

Unconscious Bias

Price

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Venue

Online

Phone Number

01224 640340

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