So you want to be woke on Inclusivity.
The quality of trying to include many different types of people and treat them all fairly and equally.
12 recommendations on how to make your initiatives more diverse and inclusive.
Hosting more events for women in tech is nice, but does little to impact culture. This article dives into actionable steps to make the tech sector more inclusive to women.
Supporting women in tech is critical and evident. Yet many of the strategies in place often fail women of color. Read this to better understand the the intersectionality of women and people of color and supporting efforts to increase their representation in industry.
Understanding intersectionality is crucial, yet to many, it is often ignored. In this piece, EricaJoy articulates the struggle of companies only looking at diversity of women and failing to understand different subsets, such as women of color, that are often marginalized for their gender and race, and often not discussed in diversity efforts.
"If a "women in tech" event is going to be comprised of white women, be clear. And if calling an event "white women in tech" makes you uncomfortable, there is more work to do."
In this article, Sanchez provides clear approaches for supporting women of color in the tech industry.
Looking for tips on how to organize a diverse and inclusive tech conference? Read these tips by Ada Cannon.
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