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August 30, 2017

Implicit Bias and Gender: Trans Women, Women of Color, and Older Women Speak Out


Workshop Description

DLT will present its latest film, My Whole Self, featuring five women at various intersections speaking about microaggressions and bias. The film will be a springboard to learning how women experience discrimination in different ways depending upon their unique blend of identity. Both funny and sad, the film allows attendees to consider how implicit bias and microaggressions affect the daily lives of themselves, their colleagues, and the institutions they support.

The film helps people learn about gender bias and intersectionality, a prime concept in today’s fight for equity and inclusion in public service. Attendees will learn how to recognize and intervene in gender based microaggressions, including those directed toward women at different intersections.

About the Presenter(s)

Barbara J. Diamond

Barbara is a labor, employment, and civil rights lawyer with over 30 years of experience.  As the founder of Diamond Law Training, Barbara works as an anti-bias trainer and consultant. She is passionate about Implicit Bias Theory and helping organizations reduce the impact of cumulative, unconscious bias. Her recent training and consultant clients include Portland State University, the Oregon Professional Liability Fund, and the Washington Education Association.

Marina Moro

Marina presents trainings on implicit bias, analyzes data, and assists with program development at DLT. In the past, Marina has worked for Laborers’ Local 483 and the Multicultural Resource Center at Reed College, where she created programming on racial and LGBTQ justice. Marina hails from Gilroy, California, the garlic capital of the world.



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