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BUILD: Exploring the Influence of Unconscious Bias in Our Work and Lives - The Research, the Impact, and Strategies to Override

This workshop will explore unconscious bias, including an introduction to key research studies showing the prevalence and potential impact of unchecked bias in employment practices, clinical interactions, mentoring, and everyday interactions.  Participants will explore evidence-based strategies to reduce its impact using case-based discussions related to faculty/staff recruitment, retention, self-advocacy, and more.

The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) certificate is an initiative of the Chief Diversity Office that gives UI faculty and staff the opportunity to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive campus environment. The certificate is earned by completing one core course and five electives. To learn more about the BUILD initiative and how to enroll visit:

Sign-up is available for employees through Employee Self-Service/My Training. To locate certificate courses search for “BUILD,” “NCBI,” and “Safe Zone” and a list of eligible courses will appear.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Dana Dominguez in advance at 353-2388 or by email at

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 9:00am to 12:00pm

University Capitol Centre, 2520D
200 South Capitol Street, Iowa City, Iowa

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training, Diversity Resources Team, Chief Diversity Office, build


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