In February 2018, Dr. Akoumany led a workshop teaching 30 diverse faculty members and administrators how to use mindfulness to combat implicit bias and microaggressions in their classrooms. She facilitated engaging small group and large discussions about strategies to: Identify one’s own biases and reduce use of implicit bias Learn more about colleagues’ and students’ life experiences and make meaningful cross-cultural relationships Begin Self-Discovery Journey Create Caring, Respectful, and Anti-bias Teaching Strategies Incorporating Creativity, Play, and Self-Expression in Classrooms How to Foster a Sense of Community Among Faculty and AdministratorsCLOSE