Scoop on Diversity – Stereotypes<br />Valerie Brown, M.Ed. – Assistant Director<br />Cord McLean – Graduate Advisor<br />A program presented by Multicultural Services and Programs, an office of Intercultural Affairs, a unit within Campus Life, division of Student Affairs.<br />
Session Overview<br />Stereotypes – a definition<br />Where are stereotypes generated?<br />Who deals with stereotypes?<br />What’s next?<br />
What is a stereotype?<br />A stereotype is a commonly held belief about specific social groups or types of individuals; standardized and simplified conceptions of groups based on some prior assumptions.<br />
What’s the first thing that comes to your mind??<br /><ul><li>All athletes are…
All UGA students are…</li></li></ul><li>Origin<br />How are we exposed to stereotypes?<br />Media<br />Isolated Experiences<br />Inherited<br />
Media Influence<br />Gender Stereotypes and Media<br />Women in Media<br />Race and Racial Stereotypes<br />
Stereotypes exist…and??<br /><ul><li> What harm can come from stereotypical views?
How can your personal life journey be affected?</li></li></ul><li>A 6 Second Glance…<br />“There never were two opinions alike, no more than two hairs or two grains; the most universal quality is diversity.”<br /> - Michel de Montaigne<br />