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Diversity and the Canadian Military: Part Two

Diversity and the Canadian Military: Part Two

The Canadian Armed Forces says it must reflect the diversity of the country that we defend, and that we need a military that looks like Canada. Dr. Lisa Gunderson is back for the second part of the discussion on things that military families can do to help embrace diversity and ways to reduce bias.  Special Guest Dr. Lisa Gunderson is an award-winning educator and frequent guest speaker on racial issues. Highlights The need to see yourself represented. 7:09 What military families can do to embrace diversity. Ways to reduce bias. 15:39 Important to realize and recognize your own biases. Take little steps, know that you’re going to make a mistake. Quotes “Know that you're going to make a mistake, or two or three, and that is fine. Make it, learn from it, say you're sorry, and keep going on.” – Dr. Lisa Gunderson Connect Podcast website Twitter Facebook Instagram Links Improving Diversity and Inclusion in the Canadian Armed Forces Canada’s Defence Policy – Strong, Secure, Engaged Harvard Implicit Bias Test Thank you This podcast is made possible by funding from True Patriot Love Foundation. Thank you to Organized Sound Productions for their help bringing this podcast to life.

Duration: 27 min

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