september, 2020

15sep12:00 pm1:00 pmWe’re ALL biased; Now What?With Nassim Abdi, Ph.D. (CEO of StoryBolt)12:00 pm - 1:00 pm New York Time (EST) Reserve Your Seat!

Nassim Abdi

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Learning about our biases is not an easy task. But, finding strategies to overcome them in our interactions with others is even more challenging. In this session, we’ll examine some practical solutions on identifying and unpacking our biases in our everyday interactions.

About Nassim Abdi, Ph.D., CEO of StoryBolt :

Nassim Abdi, Ph.D., is the CEO and Co-founder of StoryBolt. She is a storyteller and evangelist on finding the intersection of entertainment and learning in the area of diversity, equity, and inclusion. She has 12 years of academic experience in the field of intersectionalities of gender, race, and other identities as they relate to systems of discrimination or disadvantage. Nassim is also the leading actress of a Netflix-featured film, Secret Ballot, (by Sony Pictures). The film was on theatrical tours across the US and Europe and was the winner of many international film festivals and a Golden Lion Nominee at Venice Film Fest in 2001. Her vision for StoryBolt was shaped by the life-changing experience of the film as it engaged her in Q&A sessions and exposed her to the power of movies and how candid human connections could change perspectives and facilitate courageous conversations in the workplace.

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(Tuesday) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm New York Time (EST)