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July Lunch and Learn: Things your brain does when you’re not looking 👀.

  • 11 Jul 2023
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Zoom
  • 47


  • If you are a guest not attending with a current member, please join us for this lunchtime session of stimulating thought and professional company. Let us introduce you to our group and share why we would love for you to be a part of it!
  • Join your other members and their guests for an evening of networking and information. You can add paid guests or use one of your Guest Passes.

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ATD Charlotte - Lunch & Learn series

Zoom Meeting:  --REVISED DATE!--July 11, 12:00 noon – 1:00pm (Eastern)

Things your brain does when you’re not looking .

ATD Capabilities:

Professional: Learning Impact

Organizational: Business Insight

Organizational: Talent Strategy and Management


Ever wonder what’s happening in that unconscious of yours? In this session, we’ll peek in real-time to see how your brain uses shortcuts, why we need it to, and how to make sure it’s not making big decisions without you. We’ll share some tips and tricks that will quite literally change how you think and how to use this superpower to change your world.

In this session, attendees will be able to: 

  1. Recognize at least 2 types of unconscious bias within themselves.

  2. Explain the biological origins of unconscious bias.

  3. Describe why and how the brain responds to stimuli that result in implicit bias.

  4. Utilize bias recognition to improve communications and performance.

Register now to reserve your spot for this fascinating conversation!

Presented by:

Wendy Picard

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Wendy is a Learning Experience Developer for FM Global through Axiom Learning Solutions. She has been transforming woes to WHOAS! in L&D for over 13 years. Most of her time is spent in instructional design, but she loves finding innovative solutions for organizations, even if it’s outside the instruction box. 

She earned her master's degree in training and development from Roosevelt University. As a lifelong learner, she has earned her D&I certification from Cornell University and positive psychology certification through Coursera.

Aside from combating learning myths, Wendy enjoys board games, letting her geek flag fly, and being with her family.


Schedules are busy, so plan just 60 minutes for your own professional development and come away reenergized and refreshed, with an actionable takeaway to help you move forward.

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