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Equity & Inclusion Series: WCL WORKSHOP – Decoding Bias: Learn, Act, Transform

WORKSHOP: Decoding Bias: Learn, Act, Transform

This 3 hour workshop puts a spotlight on the recent trends on addressing bias in the workplace.  Companies are now leveraging neuroscience to mitigate bias to improve group interactions which increases productivity and innovation. Participants will explore different types of bias and how bias is processed in the brain. Participants will learn how to build their own mitigation strategy to help address bias when it occurs and enable thoughtful decision-making and actions. 

Petra Langwald has worked in technology companies in Germany, France, Canada and the United States. She holds two Master’s Degrees: One in Applied Information Management from the University of Oregon and one in Technical Translation [English, German and French] for Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Construction from the University of Hildesheim, Germany for. For the last 17 years Petra has been working Intel as technical program manager on complex, deadline-driven projects across international teams in various disciplines such as software development, hardware, competitive marketing and account management. Petra is very passionate about Diversity and Inclusion at Intel.

LOCATION: The Standard Building, Atrium Room, 900 Southwest 5th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97204. (The building with the marble sculpture)

PRICE: $65 per person. Includes 3 hour workshop, breakfast and parking at the Standard Plaza, 1100 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97204. Read our event cancellation/refund policy.


This is the first event in our Equity & Inclusion Series:

  1. 3 hour WORKSHOP- Speaker Petra Langwald  "Decoding Bias: Learn, Act, Transform"– November 13, 2018 – 7:15 am to 10:15 am at the Standard Insurance Center building, Atrium Room – $69/person

  2. "How to Become an Equity Advoate" A Panel Discussion moderated by Dori King– December 13, 2018– 7:15am to 9:00 am at the CENTRL Office- West End, 1155 SW Morrison Street, Sutie 200 – $35/person

Purchase both and save $10 or sign up individually. $94/person for the series. You do not need to sign up for both to attend one.