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The Impact of Implicit Bias
March 12, 2021 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Friday, March 12, 7:30-9:00 A.M.
Please join us for a presentation from Dr. Cheree Meeks, Assistant Dean-Programs, Diversity & Inclusion, Arizona Honors College.
This session is designed for participants to engage in reflection, activities, and discussion to increase knowledge and understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Primary focus will be on awareness of biases and how these biases impact everyday interactions people have with one another.
- define terms that are often mis-used when communicating about racial injustice
- engage in discussion and activities on how implicit bias impacts us as individuals
- understand that intent and impact are not the same and may have different results
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About Our Speaker:
Dr. Cheree Meeks is the Assistant Dean for Programs, Diversity & Inclusion in the Honors College at the University of Arizona. She leads the Honors College efforts and initiatives to create and foster a safe, welcoming, and inclusive environment in the college. This includes assessment to guide intentional development of programs and experiences to address recruitment, access, support, and retention of underrepresented students, faculty, and staff. Dr. Meeks incorporates equity and inclusion-based student affairs practice to review policies, procedures, and practices that contribute to a culture of inclusion.
Originally from Waterloo, Iowa, Dr. Meeks earned a BA in Political Science and MA in Student Development and Postsecondary Education from The University of Iowa. She completed a doctorate in Higher Education and Organizational Change in 2016 from Benedictine University. Dr. Meeks’ research explores the experiences of African American mothers working in student affairs, with a special focus on race and gender as intersecting identities. Dr. Meeks enjoys music, reading, writing, and spending time with her family.
Our March program was generously sponsored by:
Alexander | Carrillo Consulting