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TeachMeet: Unconscious Bias in Tech

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London Connected Learning Centre

Rectory Grove

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SW4 0EL

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This evening of networking and discussion with a focus on unconscious bias in technology will be led by Rowan Roberts. Rowan is a Teaching and Learning Consultant at London CLC and creator of the TechPathways London Unconscious Bias toolkit.

Attendees will have the opportunity to hear more about what unconscious bias is, how it can impact the choices and opportunities of young people, and what you as educators can to to mitigate it in your setting.

There will also be ample opportunities for informal discussions with your fellow educators.

Refreshments will be provided.


PLEASE NOTE: Places on this course are funded as part of the Mayor of London's Digital Talent Programme. It is free to attend, but non-attendance without prior notice will incur a £50 charge.


Currently

  • Only 8.5% of senior leaders in technology are from a minority background (Inclusive Boards, Inclusive Tech, 2018)
  • Almost two-thirds (65%) of boards in the top tech firms have no female directors. (Inclusive Boards, Inclusive Tech, 2018)
  • 78% of students cannot name a famous female working in technology (PWC, Women in Tech, 2017)
  • Only 16% of females have had a career in technology suggested to them, compared with 33% of males (PWC, Women in Tech, 2017)


One of the causes of this representation gap is unconscious bias.

The TechPathways London unconscious bias toolkit provides educators with a framework to identify, challenge and mitigate bias within their settings.

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