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Issac Carter

Identifying and Reflecting on Bias in Policy

Presented By:
Issac Carter, Ph.D., Founder and CEO, Emotional and Cultural Intelligence Coach, Coaching Imperative
February 22, 2022

The learning objectives for this webcast are:

  1. Identify four types of bias.
  2. Identify language in policy that can be rooted in unconcise bias.
  3. Describe how implicit bias may impact access to services.

Presenter Bio:

Issac M. Carter, Founder and CEO

Issac M. Carter, Ph.D. is a Critical Educator, DEI Strategist & Coach, Leadership and Organizational Consultant, Certified EQ Practitioner, BIPOC Whisperer, Black Male Feminist, Organizer, and Musician. Dr. Carter possesses expertise in strategic planning, leadership development, and inclusion, and equity best practices. For over two decades, he has steered change management in for-profit and not–for–profit sectors. Issac helps individuals and institutions understand, embrace, and leverage diversity by developing D&I strategy, team building, and one-to-one cultural agility coaching.

His training incorporates Anti-Racism, Intersectionality, and Leadership Success, and Organizational Development. Dr. Carter has taught courses in Education, Business, Law, Humanities, and Social Sciences. Collective knowledge production, emotional intelligence, cultural competency, and social justice action are core components of his teaching philosophy. Issac’s experience includes several senior-level roles focused on personal and professional development.  His Afrocentric approach to coaching focuses on reclaiming our shared humanity and realizing our collective potential.  Beyond DEI, coaching focus areas include happiness, goal setting and success, continual improvement for leaders and managers, life purpose, and team coaching.

Dr. Carter is an author and co-editor of Unhooking from Whiteness, Brill, 2021 and a contributor, “Counter-Narratives as a Critical Invitations for Change: Race Centered Policy Making and Backlash @ Peculiar Institutions,” appearing in The Peculiar Institution: Whiteness, Power and Resistance to Change, Palgrave MacMillan, 2021. His recent work also includes: Critical Interfaith and the Struggle for Truth: Racism, Religion, and Black Liberty. He is currently working on projects exploring emotional intelligence and higher education, and Black Musicking, Identity, and Emotions.