Some talking points for an interview on
women on gender bias in the workplace:
- As one of the San Francisco Bay Area first female firefighters and now a woman in a still largely male dominated legal field, I regularly experience gender bias. In fact, we all do and some of it cannot be helped.
- Biases come in two forms extrinsic and intrinsic. Intrinsic biases happen “under the hood” or unconsciously. They are our brains way of filtering information that is ancestral in nature—is someone a friend or is someone a potential threat, for instance. Extrinsic biases are consciously driven in that we choose to have them. For instance, I choose not to hire a woman. Continue reading “The Brain Science Behind Gender Bias in the Workplace: Communications Explored”