Are we wired for bias? This is a question we explore in this groundbreaking presentation about our defensive brains and implicit bias. Learning to recognize our biases unlocks our potential to be more inclusive leaders. This presentation covers foundational information about the brain, thinking tendencies, and biases in everyday life.
About the presenter
Joelle Martinez, President/CEO of Latino Leadership Institute, is a nationally recognized executive, strategist, speaker, and facilitator. A visionary leader, Joelle dedicates her life to helping cross-sector leaders realize their individual potential as well as the economic and social opportunities presented by an increasingly diverse U.S. populace. Prior to the LLI, Joelle spent more than 15 years building winning communications, business development, and public affairs strategies in both private and public sectors. Joelle is a subject matter expert in NeuroLeadership, Latino identity, civic engagement, workplace diversity and inclusion, and demographic shifts. In 2017, Joelle was named one of the most powerful women by the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce. In 2019, she was honored by the NFL Hispanic Heritage Foundation and Nationwide for her outstanding contributions to the Latino community. She currently serves on the Hispanic Advisory Council for Coca-Cola and has served on boards, advisory councils, and executive committees for Mile High United Way, Building Better Colorado, Museum of Nature and Science, Denver 7 Colorado, Prosper Colorado. Joelle is a member of the NeuroLeadership Institute and is a certified practitioner of both Insights Discovery® and i4®.
- Download the webinar slides
- 5-point action plan for building a more inclusive workplace
- The impact of implicit biases during the hiring process
- What is implicit bias in hiring?
- How to overcome implicit bias in your hiring process
- 4 tips to reduce bias and hire a more diverse workforce
- The Vistage Diversity and Inclusion Resource Center