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Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Part 2: How does it impact STEM and Engineering

Source: AIChE
  • Course ID:
    ELA257
  • Type:
    eLearning (online) Course
  • Language:
    English
  • Skill Level:
    Intermediate
  • Duration:
    1 hour
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Complimentary access to this course is available for college and university faculty by contacting customer service at customerservice@aiche.org

This online course is an intermediate review of unconscious bias and its impact to the engineering profession. Learners will review materials from Part I. Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Why it Matters in STEM and Engineering. Data on demographics in STEM and engineering is contrasted against the US workforce demographics to illustrate the current state of the profession. Study data from the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health and others is utilized throughout. 

Key concepts in Unconscious Bias are discussed and techniques for reducing the prevalence and effect of these biases in the profession are studied. The material is supplemented by a series of scenarios where many common biases are analyzed and appropriate remedies are tested. Learners will gain proficiency in identifying, recognizing and mitigating incidences of bias.

Learn more about AIChE's Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion efforts.

 

Instructor(s): 

Elsa Lopez

Elsa has more than 20 years of experience in Diversity & Inclusion as a subject matter expert. She is a passionate D&I thought leader, who leverages leading research and best practices to help workplaces recognize and minimize implicit bias. In her consulting practice, she works with organizations to increase diversity and build inclusive workplace cultures. ...Read more

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