Local bar associations come together for talk on implicit bias
The New York State Bar Association’s Judicial Section hosted a bench-bar event on implicit bias that was co-sponsored by a group of other local bar associations in Brooklyn Heights on Thursday.
The event, titled “I’m the Least Prejudiced Person You Will Ever Meet and How I Got That Way,” was moderated by Pooja Kothari, the founder of Boundless Awareness, LLC.
“Pooja began her legal career as a public defender with the Legal Aid Society where she remained for over six years,” said Justice Marsha Steinhardt, who helped to organize the event.
“During that time, she created a dialogue around racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, old age, poverty and the various roadways and intersections of each.