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Controlling our narrative: Acknowledging and addressing unconscious bias.

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8560 Tremaine Road

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Unconscious Bias is defined as social stereotypes about certain group of people that one may hold due individual's tendencies to organize social worlds by categorizing it. These deeply subconscious attitudes span race, gender, appearance, age, wealth and much more. In this workshop, Abeer Siddiqui will talk more about recognizing, acknowledging and addressing your unconcious bias as a South Asian woman, a woman, and a women in STEM.

Abeer Siddiqui serves as the School of Interdisciplinary Science Librarian at McMaster University, where she develops embedded science and information literacy instruction for various science programs. She received her Master’s in Library and Information Studies at UBC in 2016, and has previously worked at UBC Library, Simon Fraser University Library, and the Bamfield Marine Science Library. Abeer also serves on McMaster's Race, Racism, and Racialisation committee, the President's Advisory Committee to Build an Inclusive Community, and is a member of the McMaster chapter of Women in Science and Engineering (WISE). She is passionate about interdisciplinary and intersectional education, and engaging her students in all forms of storytelling.

Come out to this FREE workshop and learn more about your deep rooted biases, and how you can conquer them.

This workshop is being sponsored by Enable Education. Enable Education is a STEM Education and Learning Technology business. More information can be found at http://enableeducation.com.

The workshop will be recorded and attendees will be asked to sign a waiver at the event. We are working with Enable Education to make the workshop virtually available for future reference.

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