Opportunity & Access

Uncovering Stereotypes in Classroom Materials

How bias creeps into the language of leadership.

November 13, 2019

| by Julie Griesert

When case studies describe Asians as passive or female CEOs primarily as mothers, the implicit bias can affect students’ thinking both in the classroom and later in their careers.

But Stanford Graduate School of Business Professor Sarah A. Soule says educators are becoming more vigilant when it comes to keeping loaded language out of higher education.


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