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Diversity & Inclusion in Tech: A Panel Discussion

Posted by Susan Nesbitt  on  Apr 05, 2018 Posted by Susan Nesbitt Follow 0 Followers , Steve Johnson Follow 0 Followers , Karen Casella Follow 0 Followers , Randy Shoup Follow 22 Followers , Karen Catlin Follow 0 Followers  on  Apr 05, 2018

The panelists explore how and why diversity is important, key challenges they encountered, success stories and ideas for how each can help foster a more inclusive technical organization.

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I Have ADD and So Can - Ooh, Shiny!

Posted by Heidi Waterhouse  on  Feb 03, 2018 1 Posted by Heidi Waterhouse Follow 0 Followers  on  Feb 03, 2018 1

Heidi Waterhouse discusses the statistics and theory of neurodiversity, and how a team can avoid the mono-culture mentally, as well as working to diversify.

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How the Olympics Can Make You a Better Person

Posted by Sandy Mamoli  on  Jan 14, 2018 Posted by Sandy Mamoli Follow 1 Followers  on  Jan 14, 2018

Sandy Mamoli shares learnings from her professional sports career, covering topics such as meritocracy and diversity, rapid feedback, radical candor and high-performance teams.

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Including Autism – The Person First

Posted by Anthony Boteler  on  Dec 30, 2017 1 Posted by Anthony Boteler Follow 0 Followers , Estie Boteler Follow 0 Followers  on  Dec 30, 2017 1

Estie Boteler and Anthony Boteler discuss what “autism” is, challenging certain views and values towards a person with a disability, suggesting how to support inclusive practices in the workplace.

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Engineering Inclusion

Posted by Kevin Stewart  on  Dec 03, 2017 Posted by Kevin Stewart Follow 0 Followers  on  Dec 03, 2017

Kevin Stewart examines the need for inclusive measures as part of building a strong engineering culture and its impact on the product development process.

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How to Hire and Work with People Who Aren’t Like You

Posted by Koshin Mariano  on  Nov 24, 2017 Posted by Koshin Mariano Follow 0 Followers  on  Nov 24, 2017

Koshin Mariano discusses Diversity and Inclusion, why initiatives in this area have cost many technology companies hundreds of millions, yet there has been little change in who works in tech.

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Consensual Software: Prioritizing Trust & Safety

Posted by Danielle Leong  on  Jun 01, 2017 Posted by Danielle Leong Follow 0 Followers  on  Jun 01, 2017

Danielle Leong talks about how to apply a "consent filter" to product decisions to make a safer user experience and to help protect GitHub’s most vulnerable users from harm.

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Lending Privilege

Posted by Anjuan Simmons  on  Jun 01, 2017 Posted by Anjuan Simmons Follow 0 Followers  on  Jun 01, 2017

Anjuan Simmons discusses how diversity and inclusion have become hot topics in technology, and how one can help marginalized groups in tech.

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Shaving My Head Made Me a Better Programmer

Posted by Alex Qin  on  Apr 13, 2017 Posted by Alex Qin Follow 0 Followers  on  Apr 13, 2017

Alex Qin tells the true story of her physical transformation, and the surprising and drastic ways in which it affected how she was perceived and treated as a programmer.

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But What Can I Do? Taking Personal Responsibility for Diversity and Inclusion

Posted by Shaheen Akram  on  Jan 30, 2017 Posted by Shaheen Akram Follow 0 Followers  on  Jan 30, 2017

Shaheen Akram discusses what diversity and inclusion are, and the challenges and benefits from having them.

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