JEDI Speaker Series Videos

April 2021

Unconscious Bias by EDASC CEO John Sternlicht

Did you know our brains form biases by using our own knowledge about social situations, attitudes, cultures, stereotypes, emotional reactions and more? Hear from EDASC CEO John Sternlicht about how you can recognize biases, their impacts, and develop strategies to overcome them.These unconscious biases impact many areas of business, economic and community development, and everyday interactions in the work setting.

May 2021

Implicit Bias and the Workplace by Certified Diversity Speaker Zenovia Harris

Learn about implicit bias and its impact on the workplace from Zenovia Harris, the CEO and lead facilitator at Zenovia Harris LLC. She was also recently appointed as the CEO for the Kent Chamber of Commerce, becoming the first African American CEO to lead the chamber. Over the last decade, Harris has worked in higher education, sales and marketing and has owned her own business. She is also an accomplished author and former president for the Washington Diversity Council Advisory Board.