On 25.10.2018 we held our first workshop on the topic "Role Perceptions and Unconscious Bias".
Together with Dr. Katja Hericks (sociologist and long-time Gender Equality Officer) and our fellow student Katya Sumina (Bachelor student with Master in Gender Studies) we had prepared a program of lecture and workshop to help all participants to better recognize and understand their own unconscious biases. The goal was to mitigate the impact of these biases that everyone has through mindfulness and conscious decision making.
Since 2018, we have been conducting an exercise on the topic of Unconscious Bias when welcoming new students on their " Introductory Days". There, we explain that the unconscious thinking patterns can have an impact on teamwork, among other things, and that you should be more aware of it. For this, we introduce some biases: