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Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Jennifer Eberhardt speaks at TED2020: Uncharted about how we can use science to break down the societal and personal biases that unfairly target Black people. To accompany her talk, we are also excited to share our new resource: Where Do We Go From Here? Insights from Social Science. It offers a curated set of stories, science, and solutions to help people make sense of the current moment and begin to envision a path forward.

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

As part of a two-night special, Oprah Winfrey invited SPARQ Co-Director Jennifer Eberhardt to share her expertise on racial bias and policing. Her work was also featured again on the Today Show and in Popular Science, the New York Times, and Time.

Thursday, June 4, 2020

While the death of George Floyd and the events of the past week are still new and raw, they grow out of a long and fraught history. SPARQ Co-Director Jennifer Eberhardt's book Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do offers stories, science, and solutions to help us reflect on this moment and start to envision a path forward.

Friday, May 22, 2020
Check out the latest op-eds and articles featuring our RaceWorks toolkit. SPARQ Managing Director MarYam Hamedani and Faculty Co-Director Hazel Rose Markus, along with affiliates Paula Moya and Jeanne Tsai, write about how the toolkit can help educators and DEI leaders foster more inclusive college campuses and workplaces, and inspire civil society leaders to rebuild society more equitably in the wake of COVID-19.
Thursday, April 2, 2020
Want to learn more about how to rethink your stress during these stressful times? Read SPARQ Health Director Alia Crum and Kari Leibowitz's New York Times op-ed on making stress work for you. Explore our Rethinking Stress toolkit based on their research too: http://sparqtools.org/rethinkingstress/.
Friday, March 27, 2020

Check out the latest issue of Science​ for an excellent profile on SPARQ Faculty Co-Director and “bias detective” Jennifer Eberhardt.

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

RaceWorks is here! Our new toolkit, developed with Stanford’s Center for Comparative Studies in Race & Ethnicity, is a free online resource created for educators and facilitators teaching racial literacy. The video series and educational toolkit aims to better equip students and working professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to have informed conversations on race and how it impacts our world today.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019
We’re hiring! SPARQ is looking to bring on board 1-2 Research Scientists to join our team. Click on the link above to learn more.
Monday, August 12, 2019

SPARQ and impact investment firm Illumen Capital partnered to explore the factors that drive racial disparities in investing. Our new paper, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, shows evidence that race plays a role in professional investors' judgments.

Monday, July 15, 2019

The Biased book tour is still in full swing! SPARQ co-director Jennifer Eberhardt is on the road, making appearances at the Aspen Ideas Festival, the San Francisco Chronicle, and more.

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