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Implicit Bias: What it is, Why it Matters, and How to Navigate it

September 29, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

$10.00 – $32.50


Topic: Implicit Bias: What it is, Why it Matters, and How to Navigate it

Speaker: Gina Rodriguez, PCC / Christie Carney

CCEs: 1.5 Core Competencies

Date: Thursday, September 29, 2022

Time: 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Pacific Time

Location: Virtual meeting via Zoom.us / Your link to join the conference will be sent after you register. Remember to login before registering for the event.


We strongly encourage participants to take the Implicit Association Test (IAT) before the event. The test is 100% confidential, and results will only be viewed by the individual participant. Please use this link to access: https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/takeatest.html.  



This Special DEI Event will explore implicit bias and how it manifests in our thinking and actions as human beings. The brain naturally organizes information by looking for patterns, associations, and categories. Implicit bias is influenced by our background, culture, and experiences. Yet implicit thinking becomes a hindrance as we live and work in an increasingly diverse society. This Special DEI Event will evoke awareness on identifying biases, keeping them in check, and evolving beyond them.

Takeaways from the Event:

  • Gain awareness of implicit bias and how it manifests in harmful ways
  • Learn how to support clients in identifying and navigating beyond their biases
  • Understand how ICF Ethics and Core Competencies support the awareness of implicit bias and how this awareness can be integrated into our coaching practice


About Gina Rodriguez, PCC

Gina is a bilingual executive and personal coach, offering her practice in English and Spanish. Her mission is to help people pursue their lives with greater clarity, purpose, and passion. Gina incorporates mindfulness & meditation into her coaching approach. She has vast experience in children’s advocacy & strategy development and has treated her own career and life as a journey of self-discovery. This is what led her to coaching. Her ideal client may be in transition, thinking something is missing, or just wanting to discover what’s next for them. Specializations ~ Career & Life Challenges, Work Performance, Inclusion & Belonging, Relationships, Mindfulness & Meditation.




About Christie Carney

Christie brings her unique background and set of experiences in business, communications, learning and development training, and medical management to her work as a coach. She provides executive and management coaching, training, and consulting, offering expertise in leadership development, DEI&B, and strategic communication. Christie has worked with leaders in corporate and non-profit organizations, including UCLA, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, the U.S. Navy, and the American Heart Association.

As a board member for PFLAG Los Angeles, Christie leads the Speaker’s Bureau, which offers education, advocacy, and support for the LGBTQIA+ Community to the public and private sectors. Christie holds a Master’s Degree in Communication Management Bachelor’s Degree in Business and is Cornell University Certified in Diversity and Inclusion Management. She lives in Los Angeles.




September 29, 2022
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
$10.00 – $32.50
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