Say “Hello!” to Some of the Hidden Parts of You

Robbin Chapman and Julie Norem discussed ways to consciously examine your motivations and thought processes in order to reduce unconscious biases and increase your effectiveness as an interlocutor and colleague.


  • Robbin Chapman, Associate Provost and Academic Director of Diversity & Inclusion, and Lecturer of Education, Wellesley College
    Robbin Chapman grew up on a farm in Dinwiddie, Virginia, later moving to Brooklyn, New York when she was nine. Whether on a farm or in the city, she would always indulge her love for science, reading, and exploration.
  • Julie Norem, Margaret Hamm Professor of Psychology, Wellesley College
    Julie K. Norem joined the faculty at Wellesley College in 1992, and she teaches courses in personality psychology, research methods, as well as a seminar on optimism and pessimism.