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Video Preview: Unconscious Bias Presented by Corporate Trainer
Baseemah Ismail



Unconscious Bias Training for an Equitable, Inclusive Workplace

This employee training and development course video preview introduces presenter Baseemah Ismail and the power of unconscious biases in framing our perspectives of the world. Using the example of birth order, she engages the group to discuss bias and then highlights the importance of addressing unconscious bias in the workplace, hiring practices, and company culture. Baseemah explains how bias can create unfair advantages, exclusion, and disparate treatment among employees.

The full version of this class will expose learners to their unconscious biases, provide tools to adjust automatic patterns of thinking, and ultimately highlight one's awareness of implicit bias. It also covers an in-depth conversation about diversity and exclusion in order to help attendees avoid discriminatory behaviors and become more knowledgeable about the laws that protect employees in the workplace. Micro-inequities, increasing objectivity, navigating inappropriate workplace behaviors, and non-verbal communication are additional topics presented in this course.


Bring this Unconscious Bias Awareness Training to Your Organization

Are your employees equipped to deal with their unconscious biases and micro-inequities? The full, in-depth version of this course can be customized to suit the needs and initiatives of any organization. To find out how to bring this topic and instructor -- or any of our other staff training courses -- to your company, contact us:

Sharon Gutterman, Senior Program Coordinator
Email: gutterman@njaes.rutgers.edu
Phone: 848-932-7701


About the Instructor: Baseemah Ismail

Baseemah Ismail is a senior Human Resources Generalist, with experience in an array of HR functions including Diversity Strategy, Training, Talent Acquisition and Retention, and Organizational Development and Design. Throughout her HR career, she has worked closely with managers nationally and internationally to drive diversity initiatives, influence and participate in local diversity networks, develop leadership and awareness training, and build strategic relationships with diverse recruiting sources.

Baseemah is a certified Development Dimensions International (DDI) Learning Systems Facilitator, as well as a DiSC Communication Styles and Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) practitioner. She received a B.A. degree in social anthropology from Binghamton University and an M.A. degree in cultural theory anthropology from the Graduate Faculty of the New School for Social Research. She is a certified Senior Professional of Human Resources (SPHR) and has earned the credential of Senior Certified Professional through the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM-SCP).