In this first episode, we discuss why is it important to complement and support diversity, inclusion and equity initiates with language awareness training. My guest is Colleen Cotter, who has taught and mentored numerous students researching language, discourse and communication in the workplace, social media, gender and journalism etc. She also has experience working with industries such as aviation focusing on miscommunication. We talk about how linguistic tools and insights can provide valuable insights that can improve diversity, inclusion and equity in the workplace.
Although language is a route for bias against social groups and the vehicle through which the projected characteristics are extensively exercised, people are much less aware of unconscious language bias […]