Objective & Session Description
To provide education to law students on understanding and navigating bias within law school and within the legal profession. The session will:
- Increase participants’ awareness of how perspectives and personal lenses influence their engagement with their colleagues, professors, law school administration, and future employers.
- Examine the impact of unconscious bias on communication, relationships and engagement (ex. assignments, evaluation, recruiting, hiring, developing and retaining law students/attorneys etc.)
- Improve participants’ ability to communicate and work ‘inclusively’
- Increase participants’ awareness of the benefits of diversity and inclusion