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Diversity Works: Identifying and Mitigating Bias in Human and Machine Decisions

Join our Diversity Works discussion with Sharad Goelassistant professor at Stanford University in the Department of Management Science & Engineering, in the School of Engineering. 

There's widespread concern that high-stakes decisions -- made both by humans and by algorithms -- are biased against groups defined by race, gender, and other protected traits.

Quick Bytes: The 6 Steps of Conversational Networking

“This workshop took away the fear of networking.” 
Want to learn how to talk to people you don't know and enjoy the process? Networking is one of the most effective ways to both find a great job and thrive at Stanford. In this fun, highly interactive workshop, you’ll learn the six simple steps of conversational networking, try them out, and begin developing professional relationships all at the same time!

Debra Rosenfeldassistant director, Counseling and Resources, BioSci Careers, School of Medicine

Slide Design Mini Boot Camp: Application Deadline

Do you have a slide deck that needs some help, but you’re not sure what to do? Are you interested in learning how to make your ideas stand out so that your presentation can be more engaging and impactful? In this two half-day mini boot camp, you will learn strategies to enhance the visual appeal and communicative force of a presentation. In the first session, we’ll look at slide communication principles and design techniques to bring your message into focus.

Airtable co-founder and CEO Howie Liu @ ETL

Howie Liu is the CEO of Airtable. Inspired by his own experiences learning to code and inventing his first jobs by building customized business apps, he co-founded the company in 2013 to democratize software creation. Airtable’s mission is to enable anyone to build the software tools that meet their needs. Liu was previously a product leader at Salesforce. Prior to that role, he was the founder of Etacts, an intelligent CRM tool that was acquired by Salesforce.

Quick Bytes: The Rest of Your Life: Why The Soothing System May Be the Key to Increased Intelligence, Creativity and Compassion

When you are not working do you feel “lazy?” Do you remember when the “break” in Winter Break or Summer Break meant something? Did you know that there is more than one type of rest and ironically, not all of them leave you feeling rested? Join us to gain a deeper understanding of the integrative nature of wholesome time off and how it just might make you better at work while increasing the quality of the REST of your life.

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