Summary of What Does My Headscarf Mean to You?
Mentoring people from diverse backgrounds offers an immediate response to the opportunity gap that unconscious bias causes.
You make assumptions about people based on age, gender, skin color or disability every day. Diversity activist Yassmin Abdel-Magied reassures you that this doesn’t make you a bigot; it makes you a human. Yet unconscious bias becomes a problem when it denies people equal access to opportunity. Fortunately, learning about unconscious bias is the first step toward impartiality. getAbstract appreciates Abdel-Magied’s timely, poignant message, which resonates deeply in an increasingly polarized world where people make snap judgments about those who are different.
In this summary, you will learn
- Why humans are prone to unconscious bias
- How such bias affects workplace diversity and access to opportunity
- How you can mitigate the negative influence of unconscious bias
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