[Video] Illusion (and the exclusion) of talent – Prof. Arzu Çöltekin

🗣 Prof. Arzu Çöltekin is currently lecturer for HCI/extended reality at the university of applied sciences and arts northwestern Switzerland.

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🔊 Abstract: This talk briefly examines dimensions of discrimination, and evidence of implicit bias against ‘others’ in all of us. Then, discusses how such biases lead to internalized self discrimination (also known as the impostor syndrome) and its crippling effects. Bonus: The talk includes at least one visual illusion.

🎤 The convener introducing this talk is Anders McCharty from university of Lausanne.

📅 This talk is part of a GEODES workshop “Gender Diversity and Equality Workshop”. It was hosted at Swiss Geoscience Meeting (SGM) 2020, on 6th Nov. 2020, online. The workshop aimed to raise awareness of the benefits that gender diversity, equality and inclusion bring for scientific advancement and research culture. It addressed the challenges, the statistics and the initiatives aimed at improving gender equality in the Swiss (Geo)science community.

🌈 Geosciences Diversity and Equality Switzerland (GEODES) is a committee of swiss geoscientists who supports and promotes initiatives to foster gender equality, diversity and inclusion in Swiss Geosciences.

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