Tony Salvador: How Does Bias Affect How We Listen?
Experimental psychologist Tony Salvador says we often hear only what we want to hear. He asks us to move beyond selective listening and be open to hearing all ideas — even ones we don't agree with.
Andreas Ekström: Can We Solve For Bias In Tech?
We think of search engines as unbiased sources of information. But they're not — and they can be manipulated. Andreas Ekström asks: who should hold the burden of addressing bias in search engines?
J. Marshall Shepherd: How Does Bias Shape Our Perceptions About Science?
Why do many people dismiss issues like climate change, despite strong scientific evidence? Climatologist J. Marshall Shepherd examines how different forms of bias shape how we perceive science.
Yassmin Abdel-Magied: Is It Possible To Unravel Unconscious Bias?
Yassmin Abdel-Magied says people often make assumptions about her because she wears a hijab. She challenges people to recognize this as an unconscious bias—and learn to look a little deeper.
Ashley Judd: How Can We—As A Society—Heal From Sexual Violence?
Ashley Judd has experienced many forms of gendered discrimination, from intense online harassment to assault. Despite her experiences, she says she's optimistic about a future without sexual violence.
Laura Bates: How Can We End Everyday Sexism?
Most women experience sexism and harassment on a regular basis — daily acts that are often ignored. With her Everyday Sexism Project, writer Laura Bates wanted to give women an outlet to speak up.
Tarana Burke: How Can We Build A World Where People Don't Have To Say "Me Too"?
For Tarana Burke, #MeToo began as a way to tell survivors, "You're not alone." But as the movement evolved, another priority emerged—how can we work together to put an end to sexual violence entirely?
Jackson Katz: Why We Can No Longer See Sexual Violence As A Women's Issue
Anti-sexism educator Jackson Katz refuses to see gender violence issues as women's issues that "good men help out with." He implores men to examine their privilege and their role in sexual assault.