The Amy Cooper, central park incident involved the Vice President of a financial organization, and the Jessica Mulroney and Sasha Exeter incident, involved Jessica threatening Exeter’s means of livelihood.
In the Amy Cooper case, she was aware of her bias and privilege and used it in the wrong way to make a 911 call.
This got us thinking of people and their unconscious biases especially leaders in organizations or employees who may not be aware of their biases. A number of us aren’t aware of our biases and this is why we need to check for it.
Unconscious bias affects everyone and the question we should ask ourselves every day as individuals who seek continuous growth is whether we realize that we have biases or not.Continue reading