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Unconscious Bias - What It Is and How It Affects Our Actions
WNG Chairman's Forum
Sep 14 - Thursday
4:00 PM
6:15 PM

Please join the Washington Network Group when we convene our next WNG Chairman's Forum with Lorne Epstein, Producer and Host of "The Lorne Epstein Show" and talent acquisition professional, who will discuss with us "Unconscious Bias - What it is and how it affects our actions."

About this Session:

Recently, Lorne has developed talent acquisition and diversity strategy for the U.S. Forest Service, where he delivered a 90-minute workshop on "Unconscious Bias" to the Service's HR officers. The workshop was well received, and now Lorne wants to share this exciting work with you. The term "unconscious bias" is now part of our lexicon, and yet many of us don't fully understand what it means or how it impacts our lives, both personally and professionally. In this workshop, Lorne will share his insights with us through a discussion including a few hands-on experiential learning exercises. There is nothing for you to bring, and you are welcome to take notes if you like. Our event is preceded and followed by time for networking.

About Our Presenter:

Lorne Epstein
Producer and Host of The Lorne Epstein Show
Talent Acquisition Professional

Lorne Epstein is a world-class facilitator and adult experiential educator who has been leading active learning experiences since 1993. His career in talent acquisition gave him the opportunity to build companies in the U.S., India and Brazil by hiring right. He is the author of You’re Hired Interview Skills to Get the Job, which has been downloaded over 400,000 times worldwide and discusses what to do before, during and after the interview to get the job you want. Dan Pink, author of DRIVE, said of the book: "Lorne Epstein invites you to bring meaning to your job search by giving authentic interviews that get you hired. This book is a must read for those looking to improve their interview skills." Additionally, Lorne is the producer and host of The Lorne Epstein Show on 96.7 FM, where he brings in national experts to share what is going on in the workplace from employment law to military job transitions. You can reach him @LorneEpstein.
WNG Chairman's Forum:

The WNG Chairman's Forum convenes special events with outstanding leaders on compelling topics of interest to our Washington Network Group membership. Non-members are welcome to attend this event.

Session Timeline:

4:00 PM - Pre-Session Networking
4:20 PM - Program Begins
5:50 PM - Program Ends & Post-Session Networking
6:15 PM - Adjourn

Questions: Contact the WNG Office: 202-455-4504.

Metro Offices Ballston Center
4601 North Fairfax Drive
Suite 1200
Arlington, Virginia 22203

Located three blocks from the Ballston-MU Metro Station (Orange/Silver). Garage parking available in the building.

There is a fee to attend this event.
Advanced/paid registration is required.
Attendance is limited.

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