The latest fashion trend with most of my clients is Unconscious Bias Training. While those trainings are interesting and engaging and may raise awareness about various biases, there's little evidence to their effectiveness in eliminating those. This is well explained in Diversity and Inclusion specialist's, Lisa Kepinski's article, titled: Unconscious Bias Awareness Training is Hot, But the Outcome is Not: So What to Do About It?
Lisa outlines two problems with these train
As a third-culture child who switched many zip codes (more about this here), I’ve gotten used to being a misunderstood outsider everywhere I go. I have always attributed this to me being a foreigner, to me being younger, to me having a strong personality. In my mind, it was always my fault and my responsibility to get better, to become a stronger communicator, to speak more softly, to be less direct. During my time in Brazil, I started noticing again and again that I would be