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Combatting Unconscious Bias and Creating an Upstander Culture
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 11 a.m.
Forsgate Country Club
375 Forsgate Dr., Monroe Township, NJ 08821
This event is open to everyone.
Most of us understand that we can’t discriminate against someone and treat them differently because of their race, sex or religion. But, what about unconscious discrimination?
During PIANJ’s Women’s Business Forum, Katherin Nukk-Freeman, co-founder of Nukk-Freeman & Cerra, P.C. Employment Attorneys, will discuss how to identify unconscious bias and the science behind why people may instinctively make certain choices.
Plan to attend this forum if you are interested in learning how:
- Assumptions about social identities (e.g., race, sex, age, sexual orientation, religion and disability)—without awareness or conscious control—shape likes and dislikes and judgments about ability, potential and character.
- Unconscious bias presents in the workplace and community.
- The Implicit Association test along with other studies have helped bring these biases to light.
- Inclusive leadership and inclusive cultures are the keys to achieving a positive impact.
Katherin Nukk-Freeman is the co-founder of Nukk-Freeman & Cerra, P.C. Employment Attorneys, one of the most highly ranked Labor and Employment Law Firms in the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area. Nukk-Freeman is also the co-founder of SHIFT HR Compliance Training. Leveraging more than 20 years of success as a trusted adviser to corporate leaders, she enables companies to proactively address and effectively manage workplace issues related to harassment and discrimination complaints, COBRA compliance, disability and leave law, wage and hour disputes, social-media risks, staff reductions in force, and high-risk terminations.
Listed in New Jersey Super Lawyers for the past seven consecutive years as one of the “Top 50 Women Lawyers” in New Jersey and as one of the “Top 100 Lawyers” in the state, Nukk-Freeman is ranked as a “Leading Individual” in Chambers USA and has won numerous additional awards.
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