Grace Hopper Annual Conference Schedule

SESSIONS LIST

Interrupting Bias to Recruit, Advance and Retain Women in Technology

October 16 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Lanier Grand Ballroom A Level Four Hilton Americas
TRACK: Organizational Transformation
Workshop

This workshop will provide both individuals and organizations with tools for interrupting bias. Using interactive theater scenarios performed by professional actors, facilitators will illustrate ways unconscious bias can interfere with the advancement of women in organizations. Next, participants will learn tools that will help individuals recognize and interrupt bias, and assist organizations in identifying procedures and policies that may be interfering with organizational goals of gender balance and diversity.