The Long History and Present Surge of Anti-Asian Violence An online panel discussion presented as part of the Berkeley Conversations and Matrix on Point Series Thursday, April 1, 2021, 5:00-6:00pm Pacific Watch online: https://news.berkeley.edu/2021/03/29/the-long-history-and-present-surge-of-anti-asian-violence/ You can submit questions to the panel in advance. Please join us for a panel discussion on rising Anti-Asian violence in America. This timely panel […]
The expression “death by a thousand cuts” is used in the psychological literature to describe the many small, emotional blows we take in a lifetime. But for some colleagues at the Lab, these repeated cuts can add up to deeper wounds that are more difficult to heal. These little cuts are known as microaggressions, the […]
If you ask young children to draw a picture of a scientist, you get both men and women scientists, but when you ask slightly older children to draw that picture, most draw a male wearing a lab coat with unruly hair, all with a close resemblance to Albert Einstein. Things are changing, though, ever so […]
An implicit bias is an unconscious set of associations about a particular group. Biases help us prepare to make quick decisions, but they can also hinder us especially when we are pressed for time or under stress. Read about how implicit biases can lead to errors in judgment and decision-making.
Chief DEI Officer Lady Idos will lead a series of IDEA Brown Bag sessions for staff and supervisors. This week’s topic is Implicit Bias. For articles, trainings and discussion guides on the topic, check out our IDEAs in Action website. This is a safe place to bring questions and feedback on IDEA at the Lab, […]
Molecular Foundry DEI Seminar Pamela Cosman, University of CA, San Diego Date: Tuesday, September 24, 2019 Time: 11:00-12:00PM Seminar Recording (LDAP required) The under-representation of women in STEM fields has received considerable attention. The gender patterns of STEM participation are hugely different across different countries, with some very surprising patterns. Participation trends over time as […]
Josh Sanz, from UC Berkeley Engineering, is hosting a Bias Busters summer book club. The first meeting will be Tuesday June 11 from 12-1:30 pm in Soda Hall, Room 373. Lunch will be provided. Ongoing meetings will be every other Tuesday. The first ‘reading’ will be to watch part of the recent workshop ‘Wrong at […]
The UC Managing Implicit Bias Series is a six-course online training series designed to increase awareness of implicit bias and reduce its impact at the University. The series reinforces the UC diversity, equity, and inclusion values that enable the University to attract and retain a top talent workforce, and it further supports the UC commitment […]