What’s Your Bias?

November 23, 2020 In the Alfred Hitchcock classic Rear Window Jimmy Stewart plays Jeff, a photographer confined to bed with a broken leg, who spends his days looking out the window onto a courtyard. Amused and bemused, he observes his neighbors, witnessing various displays of behavior from silly to unseemly, eventually using his observations to …

Be Kind, Not Polite

November 30, 2020 “I was raised to not look directly at people who are different than I am.” This statement, made by one of the participants in the Society of Ingenious Women Idea Lab, made me shift uncomfortably in my chair. We were discussing the well-intentioned but tone-deaf attempts of our parents to raise us …