16 minutes | Feb 9, 2020

Accents – Navigating with An Accent in The Workplace or In School

Hi Everyone! Welcome back to Diaspo! Today’s Diaspo Tip will be on accents/navigating with an accent in the workplace or in school. I am joined by Patrick Foyet, Professor of Engineering at Pittsburgh State University, to share the tips on how to navigate the workplace with an accent. Below are links to research some articles referenced in the show and a Forbes article we found interesting on minimizing accent bias in the workplace.Published in 2017: https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ1153679.pdfPublished in 2014: https://news.cornell.edu/stories/2014/10/accents-impact-workplace-and-consumer-choicesPublished in 2010: https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-brain-doubts-accent/Published in 2018: https://www.forbes.com/sites/pragyaagarwaleurope/2018/12/30/bias-is-your-accent-holding-you-back/#2b6d9e701b5a
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