#Unstereotype

Aline Santos has led Unilever’s #Unstereotype initiative that aims to eliminate outdated stereotypes from advertising while promoting progressive portrayals of people.

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Joel Lesko
Lawyers Are Uniquely Challenging Audience for Anti-Bias Training

Lawyers need far more evidence than other audiences, according to Edgar. When she and her partner teach lawyers, “we tend to have more studies and more statistics about diversity in the legal profession,” she said. For example, a 2014 study found that law firm partners gave more positive feedback to a memo written by a hypothetical white associate than the same memo written by a hypothetical black associate.

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Joel Lesko
Denny's new TV

“More than an ad campaign, 'See You at Denny’s' is a sign of our continued commitment across the organization to create a place where the modern American family can come together and connect over a delicious meal,” stated Chief Brand Officer John Dillon. 

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Joel Lesko
The illusion of inclusion

In fact, a “filling the seats” diversity focus often led to increased bias and related behaviors among colleagues. Though they looked diverse on paper, they acted quite the opposite.

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Joel Lesko