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Tue, Nov 16



DE&I Series Module 2: Addressing Unconscious Bias in Society

Join us for a five-part DE&I series offered through SWE's Advanced Learning Center.

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DE&I Series Module 2: Addressing Unconscious Bias in Society

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Nov 16, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM PST



About the Event

Join us for a five-part DE&I series offered through SWE's Advanced Learning Center. We will be streaming the webinar together from 6-7:30 PM. Discussions will take place at frequent intervals during the webinar to make it more interactive.

Today, fostering DE&I – and interrupting bias – is everyone’s job. Underscored by research, this session lays a foundation in understanding how much bias impacts everyday decisions — not just on a conscious basis, but to a much greater extent, on an unconscious basis. Biases explored include Affinity bias; Attribution Error; Availability bias; Confirmation bias; Gender biases; and Social comparison bias.

Equipped with tools that boost awareness and action, this session will provide strategies for recognizing and disrupting unconscious bias. These “bias alternatives” are critical to making better, more informed decisions and are particularly important in building cultures where people with differences can work together and thrive.


Selena Rezvani is a recognized consultant, speaker and author on women and leadership. A seasoned human capital consultant, Selena uses workplace culture assessments to help corporate clients be more inclusive and welcoming to women. She’s also the author of two leadership books targeted at professional women – Pushback: How Smart Women Ask—and Stand Up—for What They Want (Jossey-Bass, 2012) and The Next Generation of Women Leaders (Praeger, 2009). Selena has been featured as a TEDx speaker and quoted by the LA Times,,, Forbes, and wrote an award-winning column on women for The Washington Post. Selena is Be Leaderly’s Vice President of Consulting and Research.


SWE is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is accredited to issue the IACET CEU. This course offers 0.10 CEUs / 1.0 PDH. To receive CEU/PDH, the course must be viewed in its entirety in addition to completing the knowledge check with an 80%.

You are welcome to join us for any of the below individual webinar or all!

10/26/21 - DE&I Series Module 1:  A Shared Language for DEI & The 6 Cs of Inclusive Leaders

11/16/21 - DE&I Series Module 2:  Addressing Unconscious Bias in Society

01/25/22 - DE&I Series Module 3:  Intercultural Fluency 101 & Confronting Cultural Bias

03/22/22 - DE&I Series Module 4:  How to Be an Ally at Any Level

05/17/22 - DE&I Series Module 5:  Spark Momentum with Self-Reflection

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