Unconscious bias is the biggest challenge to advancing diversity in the legal profession. While training on unconscious bias is an essential first step, it is not enough to interrupt or eliminate the hidden barriers diverse lawyers experience that cause higher attrition rates. Cutting-edge efforts by legal organizations involve embedding bias-interrupters into processes and procedures. Participate in this session to learn how to nudge any process in your organization to make it more bias-proof. You will also learn how legal organizations are implementing inclusion nudges to make diversity sustainable.
What you will learn:
The cognitive bias that leads to higher attrition rates for attorneys in underrepresented groups
Three types of inclusion nudges that help prepare individuals and the organization for change around diversity and inclusion
Specific bias interrupters legal organizations are using to embed diversity and inclusion into systems and processes