Asha Ranchhod Patel, head of marketing at Google South Africa.
#Loeries2019: Tackling unconscious bias, raising jurors' cultural awareness

The Loeries is only the second international award show after the D&AD awards to introduce "unconscious bias" workshops for its judges. Asha Ranchhod Patel, head of marketing at Google South Africa, explains how the workshops work to sensitise judging panels and help them recognise their own inherent prejudices, while removing these from their judging decisions.

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Knowledge hub launched to help save African Lion
Knowledge hub launched to help save African Lion

In the last 25 years alone, Africa has lost half its wild lion population, pushing the species closer to extinction. In order to accurately quantify the numbers and population trends of the African Lion, and document its presence or absence across its range, a new knowledge hub has been launched by the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT), under the auspices of the Cat Specialist Group (CSG) of the IUCN's Species Survival Commission.

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