Breaking The Mold 2017: part conference, part hackathon, focused on bringing diverse teams and skillsets together to tackle the issue of unconscious bias.
The Breaking the Mold Hackathon is focused on leveraging MIT's community of innovation and creativity to create solutions to hack unconscious bias. The hackathon will being together individuals from diverse backgrounds to solve some of the world's most pressing issues.
Research suggests that diverse groups perform better, and that a culture of meritocracy alone is not enough to generate groups that reflect the diversity of our society. We all have biases, conscious and unconscious, and being aware of and managing these biases can help organizations boost diversity among leadership groups.
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Breaking the Mold - SWIM
Sloan Women in Management (SWIM) is one of the largest student-run clubs on MIT Sloan. Its mission is to work to increase opportunities for all women at MIT Sloan through networking events, speaker series, professional development workshops, mentorship programs, and community-building events.