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2017

Learn how to implement blind-grading in your classroom in order to decrease the effect of unconscious bias on the performance of your students! In this workshop, UBP member Emily Kearney will discuss when and how to use blind grading to its best effect as well as teach you how to use bCourses to make blind grading as easy as possible and how to advocate for blind grading on your next teaching team.

  • friends of UBP
  • open to UC Berkeley community
  • Oct 31, 10am-11:30am
  • 309 Sproul Hall, UC Berkeley campus

UBP members Cat Adams and Anna Schneider are giving a workshop on “Understanding and Addressing Unconscious Bias” to the DatASci grad students in data science group at UC Merced.

  • UBP event
  • open to anyone (especially UC Merced students)
  • September 22, 2:30pm
  • UC Merced

UBP member Emily Kearney is on the panel for a Microaggression Workshop for all incoming Graduate Student Instructors (GSIs) at Cal.

  • friends of UBP
  • private event for first time GSIs for Fall 2017
  • Aug 18
  • Dwinelle Hall, UC Berkeley campus

Member Anna Schneider is giving a workshop on “Understanding and Addressing Unconscious Bias” to a group of instructors-in-training for Data Carpentry.

  • private event
  • open to Data Carpentry instructor workshop attendees
  • June 21, 1pm
  • UC Davis

Media Diet Movie Night: The Butler

Movie viewing and post-movie discussion!

  • UBP event
  • open to anyone (please contact us if the $12 ticket is prohibitive)
  • May 21, 5:20pm – 8pm
  • New Parkway (474 24th St, Oakland, CA)

UBP member Cat Adams will give a webinar entitled “100% Empowerment. 0% Guilt Trip: Understanding Unconscious Bias” to the International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners.

  • UBP event
  • private event
  • May 4, 8am Pacific
  • webinar

UBP will have a table at Cal Day with activities about stereotypes and unconscious bias. Read alouds to kids, seed necklace making, Draw Yourself as a Scientist, Spot the Stereotype, Bias Cartoons, and more!

  • UBP event
  • open to the public
  • April 22, 9am-5pm
  • Valley Life Sciences Building (VLSB) South Lawn, UC Berkeley campus
UBP member Cat Adams is giving a bias reduction workshop to members of Theta Tau, UC Berkeley’s co-ed professional engineering fraternity.
  • UBP event
  • private event for Theta Tau members
  • April 12, 6-7:30pm
  • Etcheverry Hall, UC Berkeley
UBP member Anna Schneider is giving a keynote presentation at the tech conference DjangoCon Europe titled “Navigating Unconscious Bias”.
  • friends of UBP
  • private event for DjangoCon Europe conference attendees
  • April 4, 9am local time
  • Cinema Odeon, Florence, Italy
UBP member Cat Adams is giving a plenary presentation at the DOE Joint Genome Institute (JGI) Genomics of Energy and Environment conference.
  • friends of UBP
  • private event for JGI Conference attendees
  • March 21-23
  • Walnut Creek

Media Diet Movie Night: Thelma and Loise

Movie viewing and post-movie discussion!

  • UBP event
  • open to anyone (please contact us if the $12 ticket is prohibitive)
  • March 19, 5pm – 8pm
  • New Parkway (474 24th St, Oakland, CA)

Sen. Holly J. Mitchell, D-Los Angeles, chair of the Senate Select Committee on Women and Inequality, joined by the California Commission on the Status of Women and Girls, is hosting a panel to raise public awareness of implicit bias and to help alleviate women’s inequality. UBP member Linet Mera will give a talk as part of a panel on methods of reducing unconscious bias.

  • friends of UBP
  • open to the public
  • March 8, 10am-12pm
  • The Secretary of State’s auditorium, 1500 11th St., Sacramento

Media Diet Movie Night: Milk

Movie viewing and post-movie discussion! Buy your ticket here.

  • UBP event
  • open to anyone (please contact us if the $12 ticket is prohibitive)
  • February 19, 5pm – 8pm
  • New Parkway (474 24th St, Oakland, CA)

We’ll have a table at Calapalooza to welcome students to a new semester! There will be bias fortune cookies and other activities 🙂

  • UBP event
  • open to anyone (especially Cal students)
  • January 26, 11am – 4pm
  • Sproul Plaza, UC Berkeley campus

We’re giving a workshop as part of the J20 Walk-out Teach-ins to protest the inauguration!

  • UBP event
  • open to anyone (especially Cal students)
  • January 20, 10am – 11am
  • Covered area under Genetics & Plant Biology building, UC Berkeley campus

UBP member Cat Adams is on the panel for a Microaggression Workshop for all incoming Graduate Student Instructors (GSIs) at Cal.

  • friends of UBP
  • private event for first time GSIs for Spring 2017
  • Jan 13
  • Dwinelle Hall, UC Berkeley campus

2016

UBP member Anna Schneider will be giving a bias reduction workshop to Masters in Education students who are training to be high school STEM teachers.

  • UBP event
  • private event
  • November 1, 5-7pm
  • Tolman Hall, UC Berkeley campus

UBP member Linet Mera will be tabling at a networking event for undergrads interested in the biosciences.

  • friends of UBP
  • open to anyone in the Cal community, particular undergrads
  • October 28, 12pm-2pm
  • VLSB courtyard, UC Berkeley campus

UBP member Linet Mera will be giving a workshop on “Recognizing and Addressing Unconscious Bias Against Women of Color” at the 2016 Intersect Conference. This full day conference (9:30am – 5pm) will explore intersectionality and social change at UC Berkeley! Linet’s workshop will start at 1:15pm. You can register for the conference here.

  • friends of UBP
  • open to anyone affiliated with UC Berkeley
  • October 2, 1:15-2:30pm
  • Pauley Ballroom, UC Berkeley campus

We’ll have a table at Calapalooza to welcome students to a new semester! There will be bias fortune cookies and other activities 🙂

  • UBP event
  • open to anyone (especially Cal students)
  • August 31, 2pm – 7pm
  • Sproul Plaza, UC Berkeley campus

Come hang out at the UBP table at GradFest, an orientation event for new grad students!

  • UBP event
  • open to Cal grad students
  • August 23, 3:30pm – 5pm
  • Dwinelle Courtyard, UC Berkeley campus

UBP member Cat Adams is on the panel for a Microaggression Workshop for all incoming Graduate Student Instructors (GSIs) at Cal.

  • friends of UBP
  • private event for first time GSIs for Fall 2016
  • August 19, 9:30am – 3pm
  • Dwinelle Hall, UC Berkeley campus

Handling Unconscious Bias: UBP member Anna Schneider will give a lightning talk for a PyLadies and Women Who Code meetup.

  • friends of UBP
  • open to anyone who identifies as a woman
  • August 9, 6pm – 9pm
  • Yelp (140 New Montgomery, SF)
UBP member Cat Adams is talking about Unconscious Bias and STEM during the IB-MCB Research/Lab Staff Luncheon.
  • friends of UBP
  • private event for Integrative Biology and Molecular and Cell Biology Research and Lab Staff
  • July 7, 12:30-2:30 pm
  • 177 LSA, UC Berkeley campus

Bystander Awareness and Intervention: UBP founder Cat Adams will be giving the monthly talk for Thriving in Science. Pizza and beer start at 5:30. Talk starts around 6 PM! Discussion will last until 7:30 PM.

  • UBP event
  • open to the Cal community
  • April 28, 5:30pm – 7:30pm
  • UC Berkeley campus

UBP will have a table at Cal Day with activities about stereotypes and unconscious bias!

  • UBP event
  • open to the public
  • April 16, 9am-4pm
  • Valley Life Sciences Building (VLSB) South Lawn, UC Berkeley campus

Bystander Intervention: finn schneider from the Bears the Care Program will share practical and empowering advice on how members of the STEM community can help protect one another from bias-related harm. Learn how you can be an advocate for creating a more inclusive STEM environment through data, case studies, and engaging and interactive dialogue. Each person can make a difference! Refreshments will be provided on a limited basis.

Bias Reduction workshop: UBP founder Cat Adams will give a scientifically proven workshop to select members of Pivotal Labs.

  • UBP event
  • private event for Pivotal Labs members
  • March 10th, 12 PM to 1:30 PM
  • Pivotal Labs, San Francisco