Forbes, Bias and How to Change the Pattern
Everybody has implicit bias. Let me repeat this: every single person has implicit bias. Our biases might be and most likely are different, but we all have them. The most recent case in point is the latest list published by Forbes of America’s 100 Most Innovative Leaders.
To spare you looking through the list that actually didn’t appear that impressive to me, the realization of bias punched me in the face. Out of 100 of America’s Most Innovative Leaders there was only 1 woman. Pause to let that sink in. ONE!