About the Session
This presentation addresses how unconscious bias can give us a distorted view of reality, especially when it comes to racially different social groups. It also discusses strategies to cope with unconscious biases.
Founder & Manager of Kulea Love, a Social Enterprise; Co-founder and President of Kulea Culture Society; President of BC Black History Awareness Society
Silvia Mangue Alene
Born in Equatorial Guinea and raised in Spain, Silvia is now a proud Canadian. Before coming to Canada Silvia lived in six different countries in Europe: Spain, England, Finland, Denmark, Belgium and Ireland. To this experience Silvia says “I took from each country the cultural aspects I liked the best and applied them to my personal life. My life experiences in these countries have helped shape who I am today.”
Silvia holds a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration with a major in Human Resources from Camosun College and a post-graduate diploma in Intercultural Education from the University of Victoria and a Certificate in Diversity & Inclusion from Cornell University.
Silvia is an entrepreneur, she is the founder and manager of two businesses:
Kulea Love is a social enterprise made up by new immigrant women that help people in the community with their everyday live activities, whatever those activities maybe.
Kulea Culture is a non-for profit society which purpose in to raise awareness about and reduce ethno-racial discrimination and stereotyping by encouraging respect for diversity, inclusion and equity through education, information, consultations, programs, conferences, cross-cultural exchanges and research.