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Breaking Through Bias to Power Innovation: Tauhira Ali

Wednesday, February 7th
9:15 - 10:15 a.m.
Location: Plaza

Workplace bias destroys an organization’s ability to grow and target new audiences with improved initiatives. These biases can include gender, age, ethnicity, and background, which limit alternative perspectives or solutions, discouraging a team’s full potential. This session will help you to recognize the creativity and talent that can be added with the inclusion of diverse individuals. Discover techniques to recognize and mitigate biases, create an environment where diverse perspectives thrive and drive transformative innovation within your business.

About Tauhira Ali

Tauhira Ali | 2024 WINFL Conference NECA

Tauhira Ali is a highly skilled technology strategist with more than 19 years of R&D and product design experience. As NECA’s Executive Director of Industry Innovation, she gathers insights from end users, industry experts, and tech providers to deliver awareness, education, and implementation strategies. Her work empowers the construction community to strategically leverage technical innovations and industry trends to overdrive process, productivity, and market share.

Tauhira has held R&D positions in the computing, automotive, aerospace, robotics, construction, and public relations industries. Her product development work has influenced thousands of physical and digital solutions found on the jobsite. In addition to her passion for driving new solutions, Tauhira is deeply committed to expanding and empowering all voices within technical industries and has been honored to work closely with many affinity and mentorship groups to advocate and elevate all members of the workforce.