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Unconscious Bias 201: Mitigating Organizational Unconscious Bias

Event Type: SWFLN Webinar
Date: 2/1/2022
Start Time: 11:00 AM
End Time: 12:00 PM
Not only is unconscious bias an individual personal occurrence, it is also organizational. Organizations have their own culture that can introduce organizational unconscious bias, and individual unconscious bias can impact organizational processes.

This workshop will cover:
• A quick summary of the unconscious bias 101 workshop
• After introducing how unconscious bias can be organizational as well as personal, going into:
• Following up on organizational unconscious – addressing impact and taking action on
o Recruiting and onboarding
o Work assignments
o Talent development and promotions
o Team work
o Customer / visitor interactions

Public Library staff will find this webinar beneficial since public library leadership manage many processes with employees, volunteers and the community and need to be cognizant of and address organizational unconscious bias.

Academic Library staff will be interested in this webinar since organizational unconscious bias can certainly impact interactions with students, faculty and staff as well as team management.

School Librarians and Media Specialists will benefit from this webinar because today’s students are the most diverse in our country’s history and organizational unconscious bias can have an impact on them as well as the rest of your staff.

Special Libraries will be interested in this webinar because special libraries have staffs and constituencies that can certainly be impacted by organizational unconscious bias.

Location: Web Based Training
Registration Ends: 2/1/2022 at 8:00 AM
Other Information:
 About the Presenter: Stan C. Kimer, Founder and President of Total Engagement Consulting and Vice President of Training for the National Diversity Council, is recognized as a consultant and trainer with unique skills in employee development and workplace diversity (specialization in LGBT – Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender.) Stan formed his own consultancy around these areas in 2010 following a 31-year successful diverse, multi-functional career at IBM. Since that time, he has added additional areas of deep expertise into his portfolio, including unconscious bias. He is active in leadership roles in dozens of community and civic organizations including as a volunteer instructor on his church denomination’s leadership development faculty. In 2013, the Triangle Business Journal recognized Stan with one of their Leaders in Diversity – Role Model awards. Stan received his MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business and BS in Management Science from Georgia Tech. In his spare time, Stan trains as a competitive adult figure skater.
Contact: Luly Castro
Contact Number: (239) 313-6338
Presenter: Stan C. Kimer
Status: Openings

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