#91: Anurag Gupta, Attorney 'Hacking' Unconscious Bias

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Anurag Gupta, who immigrated to the U.S. from India at age 10, has devoted much of his adult life to helping reduce racial inequality and transform bias into awareness and understanding with mindfulness techniques. An attorney and mindfulness expert, Gupta founded BE MORE America, a non-profit that works with various organizations, including hospitals, banks, tech firms and police academies, to train professionals on how to eliminate bias in hiring and decision making. Enjoy the podcast? Support it with a quick review ------> http://bit.ly/2lkYXxT - BE MORE America, http://www.bemoreamerica.org/ - Sebene Selassie: Episode #42 - Sharon Salzberg: Episodes #81, #40, #51, #8 - "13TH" Netflix documentary, https://www.netflix.com/title/80091741 - Brene Brown, http://www.uh.edu/socialwork/about/faculty-directory/b-brown/ - Harvard's Implicit Association Test, https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/education.html - "Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People" by Anthony Greenwald and Mahzarin Banaji, http://blindspot.fas.harvard.edu/ - "History of White People" by Nell Irvin Painter, http://books.wwnorton.com/books/978-0-393-33974-1/ - "Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do" by Claude Steele, http://books.wwnorton.com/books/Whistling-Vivaldi/ Check out our other podcasts: http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * About Dan Harris: Dan Harris is co-anchor of "Nightline" and the weekend edition of "Good Morning America" on ABC News. In 2014, Harris published the book, "10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress without Losing My Edge and Found Self-Help That Actually Works." It went to #1 on the New York Times Bestsellers List and then became an app, designed to teach meditation to skeptics. Follow Dan on Twitter: http://abcn.ws/2fBXFIo Get the 10% Happier app: http://abcn.ws/2flUXph Check out Dan's book: http://abcn.ws/2fC5yNP

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