Achieving Diversity and Inclusion: An Evidence-based Approach

Traditional approaches to overcoming barriers to diversity in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) have largely failed to produce meaningful change. What’s needed is a paradigm shift: “Bias interrupters” are revolutionary tweaks to basic business systems (hiring, performance, evaluations, assignments, etc.) that can interrupt implicit bias in the workplace, often without ever talking directly about bias. Joan C. Williams, Distinguished Professor of Law and Hastings Foundation Chair at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, and founding director of WorkLife Law, presented this talk at Argonne on June 1, 2016.

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