At the Fortune Summit for Women 2013, Megan Smith, VP of Google[x] talked about the biases against women in business, particularly in the engineering field, in a video interview.
It’s worth the 3-minutes of your day to watch this video. Smith makes the case for why the gender gap persists and explains that a significant part of the problem is unconscious bias.
This is certainly something that applies to all forms of inequality, and Google is one of many corporations that are actively training employees to recognize and avoid unconscious bias in their interactions and decision-making.
You can watch the video interview with Megan Smith below.
What do you think? Leave a comment and share your thoughts about the problem of unconscious bias in business.
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