For centuries we have been living with unconscious biases, arising out of societal frameworks or from our own inherent upbringing. Malcolm Gladwell in the book Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking has written about human beings creating impressions in the first 30 seconds of any interaction based on existing biases.
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On October 4, 2017, the first day of the Grace Hopper Celebration, our organization announced that we would no longer call ourselves the Anita Borg Institute. Our new name — AnitaB.org — still honors our founder while reflecting our move away from a formal, bureaucratic attitude and toward a warmer, more personal feeling; the “.org” in our name acts as a reminder of our nonprofit mission.