The Person You Mean to Be Lib/E: How Good People Fight Bias

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About the Author

Soneela Nankani is a classically trained actress who has performed in theaters all over the country as well as in acclaimed films and on television. She is an ensemble member of the award-winning Sojourn Theatre. Soneela has narrated over 100 audiobooks and has garnered four Earphones Awards and an Audie nomination.

Laszlo Bock leads Google's people function, responsible for attracting, developing, retaining, and delighting Googlers. His earlier experience spans executive roles at the General Electric Company, management consulting at McKinsey & Company, start-ups, nonprofits, and acting. During his tenure, Google has been named Best Company to Work for more than thirty times around the world and received over a hundred awards as an employer of choice. In 2010 Bock was named Human Resources Executive of the Year by Human Resources Executive magazine.

Dr. Dolly Chugh is a Harvard educated, award-winning social psychologist at the NYU Stern School of Business, where she is an expert in the unconscious biases and unethical behavior of ordinary, good people.


Finally, an engaging, evidence-based book about how to battle biases, champion diversity and inclusion, and advocate for those who lack power and privilege. Dolly Chugh makes a convincing case that being an ally isn't about being a good person-it's about constantly striving to be a better person.

-- "Adam Grant, New York Times bestselling author"

Chugh, an associate professor at the NYU Stern School of Business, offers practical advice on being aware of bias, diversity, oppression, and privilege, and on acting intentionally on that awareness in everyday life.

-- "Publishers Weekly"

Chugh's warm tone, foregrounded humility, and encouraging style facilitate but don't minimize the work...A timely, high-level book that will benefit and appeal to those who want to use their privilege to work toward equity and justice.

-- "Library Journal"

Chugh, author and award-winning social psychologist at the New York University Stern School of Business, takes readers on a journey of self-discovery in bias awareness.

-- "Booklist"

This is a book for anyone who thinks of themselves as a pretty decent human being but who knows, deep in their heart, they could be better. A cocktail of stories and science that gets you thinking and, more important, gets you acting.

-- "Angela Duckworth, founder and CEO of Character Lab, and author of Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance"

Dolly Chugh applies the power of a growth mindset to work on equity and inclusion at a time when it is much needed. The Person You Mean to Be is essential reading.

-- "Carol Dweck, author of Mindset: The New Psychology of Success"