The successful diversity and inclusion seminar hosted by Bermuda International Long Term Insurers and Reinsurers (BILTIR) has been featured in this month’s Risk & Insurance magazine.
The seminar tackled the subject of ‘unconscious bias in the workplace’ and concluded with participants being asked to choose a tangible activity that would tackle this issue.
BILTIR chair Sylvia Oliveira said: “We learned that it is normal for people to have unconscious biases that run counter to our values. The bad news is that these hidden biases can unintentionally impact decision making, such as hiring or performance reviews. The good news is that once we have awareness, we can use our conscious values to prevent biased decisions.”
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