Megan J Sheckles & Terryberry Partner Webinar – Disrupting Bias: Using Behavioral Science for Inclusive Decision-Making


05/23 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

This training introduces webinar attendees to the principles of behavioral science and how they can be applied to mitigate bias in decision-making processes.

Through interactive exercises and real-world examples, participants learn how cognitive biases influence HR practices and explore strategies to design interventions that promote fairness and equity.

This innovative training topic will offer webinar attendees a fresh perspective and practical strategies to drive diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts within their organizations.

By adopting a forward-thinking approach and leveraging cutting-edge concepts, webinar attendees can play a pivotal role in creating more equitable and inclusive workplaces.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understanding the role of cognitive biases in shaping HR decision-making.
  • Learning techniques from behavioral science to identify and mitigate bias in recruitment, performance evaluation, and talent management.
  • Developing skills to design interventions and nudges that promote inclusive behaviors and decision-making within the organization.


Megan (MJ) Sheckles
Powered by MJ HR Consulting

As the Founder and CEO of Powered by MJ HR Consulting, Megan (MJ) Sheckles brings over 15 years of invaluable experience to the forefront of HR consulting.

A dedicated advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion, MJ’s career journey includes a wide array of experiences in small, medium and large organizations from nonprofit organizations to Fortune 500 companies across industry sectors that include: PR/Communications, Renewable Energy, Sports & Entertainment, Financial Services, Consumer Packaged Goods, Global Restaurants, Fashion, Conferences/Events, Information Technology, Manufacturing and Real Estate.

Drawing inspiration from past leadership roles, she founded Powered by MJ LLC with a mission to harness her unique ability to connect HR subject matter experts and guide companies towards prioritizing their greatest asset—their people. Megan (MJ) Sheckles is not just a leader; she’s a visionary with a genuine commitment to people and a portfolio that transcends the boundaries of traditional HR consulting. MJ’s professional trajectory is marked by a passion for building highly effective, diverse, equitable, and inclusive teams.

Her commitment extends beyond theory; she holds certifications that underscore her expertise, including the Society of Human Resources Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) designation, HR Management from George Mason University, the Executive Strategic Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Certification Program from Georgetown University, and the Organizational Development Certification from Northwestern University.

Beyond her role at Powered by MJ LLC, Megan leads a multifaceted life. As a serial CEO, she heads an events management company and thrives as a real estate investor and licensed realtor. Beyond her lifestyle by design, MJ embraces relaxation with spa days and ventures into the world as a travelista, immersing herself in diverse cultures, attending sporting events, and indulging in a good read.

Qualifies for HRCI and SHRM recertification credits.


HR Certification Institute’s® ( official seal confirms that Terryberry meets the criteria for pre-approved recertification credit(s) for any of HRCI’s eight credentials, including SPHR® and PHR®. This program has been approved for 1 (HR (General)) recertification credit hour toward aPHR™, aPHRi™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ recertification through the HR Certification Institute. Terryberry is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP® recertification activities.