Argonne National Laboratory

Upcoming Events

The B Word: The Pros, Cons, and Misconceptions of Bias

Series 
Presenter 
Erin Thomas, Ph.D., Gender Diversity Specialist
October 24, 2013 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Location 
Building 401, Room A1100
Type 
Seminar
Dr. Erin Thomas, Argonne’s Gender Diversity Specialist, will provide an overview of the evolution of race and gender bias in America from the 1950s to present day. Employees are welcome to bring their lunch.

Abstract:
We will discuss the scientifically substantiated positive and negative consequences of bias. Participants will be challenged to think critically about several common misconceptions about research on bias. The interactive conversation will conclude with 15 minutes of Q&A and further discussion.