Cognition and Composure with Annie McCubbin

Driving the Equality Agenda

26-06-2023 • 22分

Actor, Director, and Author Annie McCubbin joins CEW member and Host Ann Burns, to discuss her books “Why Smart Women Make Bad Decisions” and “Why Smart Women Buy the Lies”. Hear about human imperfection, confirmation bias, magical thinking, and the important role that cognition and composure play in the journey towards leadership and gender equality.

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Host: Ann Burns

Director, Leader Developer: Sarah Rowley

Producer: Sarah Linton

Executive Producer: Aaron Petersen

Production Manager: Elle Zirwanda

Assistant Producers: Cassie Merritt, Taylah Scanlon

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