Bias awareness is critical for achieving equity and diversity. One of the difficulties in effecting cultural change on the campus is our individual inability to recognize our own biases.
We strongly recommend that everyone start by visiting the Implicit Association Test designed by an international team of collaborators. We also recommend reading the PNAS article on Groups of diverse problem solvers can outperform groups of high-ability problem solvers to help understand the productivity implications of why diversity matters.
We have included additional information in the submenu, including definitions of schema and why they are important, related empirical research and a list of Georgia Tech resources for diversity and equity.