Unconscious Bias and Challenges to Fair Assessment

June 9, 2022 — 9:15-10:15 a.m.

Assessment of professional achievement is fundamental in all careers and affects hiring, compensation, promotion, and opportunities for further progress. Unfortunately, systematic biases may manifest in the implementation of workplace policies and procedures, particularly when it comes to women and racialized persons, and this may yield unfair outcomes, with negative effects felt throughout the workplace.

In her informative and eye-opening talks, Dr. Maydianne Andrade outlines the negative impacts bias may have on individuals and organizations, and, using an inclusive and positive approach, she shows how even well-intentioned individuals may have biases that impede their ability to reward achievement. She also provides steps that can be taken to reduce these effects and produce a positive, fair workplace culture.

Presented by

Prof. Maydianne CB Andrade, PhD, FRCGS

Award-winning teacher, researcher, and science outreach educator

    Read more from Dr. Maydianne Andrade

    A Fearless Endeavour