In the quest for equity in hiring, one formidable obstacle stands in the way: cognitive biases. These subtle yet powerful biases infiltrate the decision-making process, often leading to unconscious discrimination. ‘Mitigating Cognitive Biases in Hiring’ is your indispensable tip sheet, offering insights and strategies to level the playing field.
Are you a researcher, faculty member, or staff member eager to embed Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) into every facet of the research process? Introducing our tip sheet, “REDI Best Practices for Equitable and Inclusive Research.” This guide offers a roadmap for taking actionable steps to diversify your recruitment efforts, build authentic, ethical partnerships, break down barriers to participation, and ensure your research outputs benefit everyone.
Anti-racism is the practice of identifying, challenging, preventing, eliminating and changing the values, structures, policies, programs, practices and behaviours that perpetuate racism between individuals and within systems. Anti-racism is characterized by taking action against racism; it is distinct from simply having a disposition of being “not racist.” Learn more
Also known as Bystander Apathy, is a phenomenon in which the presence of other people discourages individuals from intervening in an emergency, against a bully, during an assault, or when some other injustice is being committed. The greater the number of bystanders present in the situation, the less likely that any one of them will provide help to a person in distress, as each individual feels like they bear less responsibility for intervening. Learn more
Allyship is a life-long process of working to advance inclusion through intentional, positive, and conscious actions within one’s sphere of influence. A person who takes action, listens to, builds trust with, advocates for, and amplifies the voices of marginalized people and groups may be recognized as an ally. As a label, the term “ally” cannot be self-applied; one can only become an ally by having their efforts recognized as such by the marginalized person(s) they strive to uplift.
Our Language and Stories are Far Too Complex for Them to Understand: An Excavation of Sorts About Who We Are and Where We Come From
Watch the recording for a conversation with Dr. Paulette Steeves, author of the Indigenous Paleolithic of the Western Hemisphere. In this session, we learnt about the rewriting of Indigenous histories, framed through Indigenous knowledge.
Looking to foster a sense of belonging, spark innovation, and deepen connections in your meetings or classroom? We invite you to download our “REDI Best Practices: Creating Belonging & Building Relationships Through Ice Breaker Activities.” This tip sheet will provide you with tools to craft meaningful experiences that promote inclusivity, connection and engagement.