Is It Racism Or Unconscious Bias?

The horrific events of police violence last week made me think of bias and “isms.” Were these acts racist? Or were they the product of unconscious racial bias – and stereotypes?

A Woman Presidential Candidate! How Gender Is a Factor

Having a woman set to represent a major political party in the race for the U.S. presidency is historical. I wish this could be the only way gender is a factor. How much of her low favorability ratings do you think are driven by unconscious gender bias?

The Image of Leadership – a Big Blow

Today I saw Hillary Clinton and Elizabeth Warren address a campaign rally. Regardless of one’s political views, that was quite a picture! Not one but TWO women in positions of influence and power. I have not been able to resist the temptation to talk about gender in...