The TIAA Institute partnered with Duke University Office of the Provost and the Council on Foundations to host a unique gathering of thought leaders. Managing Effectively Across Differences: The Impact of Implicit Bias on Leadership was held at the Thomas Executive Conference Center at Duke University.
Over 45 c-suite leaders in higher education, philanthropy and the private sector attended the convening. An energetic and well-informed dialogue addressed a range of topics, including:
defining implicit bias and its related physiology;
exploring and examining the impact of implicit bias on operational effectiveness;
explaining implicit bias links to diversity, equity, and inclusion within the context of leadership;
addressing the impact of implicit bias on an organization and its decision-making capabilities; and,
identifying practical applications for addressing and minimizing bias.
Guest speakers included:
- Ron Pressman, CEO, Institutional Financial Services, TIAA
- Stephanie Bell-Rose, Senior Managing Director and Head, TIAA Institute
- Sally Kornbluth, Provost, Duke University
- Benjamin Reese, Vice President for Institutional Equity and Chief Diversity Officer, Duke University
- Vikki Spruill, President and CEO, Council on Foundations
- Cynthia Teniente-Matson, President, Texas A & M University at San Antonio
To learn more about the event, please view event reports below and visit the Council on Foundation's website.
Read the latest blog from Stephanie Bell-Rose and join the conversation at https://www.cof.org/blogs/re-philanthropy/2017-11-30/teaming-together-mitigate-impact-implicit-bias.