July 12- HR Round Table: Mitigating Unconscious Bias and Micro-Aggressions at Work (San Jose)


JULY 12, 2019
8:30-10:30 a.m.
Filice Insurance Agency, 738 North 1st Street, San Jose, CA 95112

Learn to recognize and acknowledge your own biases so that you may identify them before making biased decisions as well as learn strategies for overcoming personal and organizational bias with facilitator Sejal Thakkar.

OBJECTIVES
- Gain an understanding of unconscious bias and how to identify your biases
- Learn how to mitigate your biases from impacting your decision-making in the workplace
-Learn about micro-aggressions and how to prevent them from negatively impacting your relationships with your peers at work



PDCs:
1.5
Member:
$15
Nonmember:
$30
Breakfast provided.


SPEAKER BIO


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Sejal Thakkar has over thirteen years of experience with an extensive background in employment law. She graduated with honors from University of Illinois at Chicago and Cum Laude from Northern Illinois College of Law. Ms. Thakkar has extensive experience providing legal advice and guidance to senior management, human resources personnel, and legal counsel regarding employment practices and actions. She has conducted investigations or inquiries regarding hostile workplace, sexual harassment, discrimination, bullying, retaliation and other matters falling within the area of employment law. Additionally, Ms. Thakkar delivers customized employment law compliance training for sexual harassment, discrimination, bullying, unconscious bias, and other employment law topics.


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Contact

Wendy Fong
(650) 378-1328
wendy.fong@shrm.org