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Making Our Language and Behaviour More Inclusive

by Ben Linders Follow 28 Followers on  Nov 02, 2017

To avoid excluding people, we need to gain more awareness when we are in the wrong and be introspective to find out why someone is upset or offended by what we have said or done. By being excluded, people will eventually leave their jobs, communities or profession, which is something that we need to prevent. Peter Aitken suggested taking a positive approach when addressing inclusion issues.

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Lending Privilege for Increasing Diversity and Inclusion

by Ben Linders Follow 28 Followers on  Apr 20, 2017 8

A grassroots movement is necessary to increase diversity and inclusion in the tech industry. Everyone has privilege; lending it to marginalized groups can make it happen, claimed Anjuan Simmons. If we have a diverse tech industry we will all win, as lending privilege increases value for everyone.

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Creating a More Equal Workplace

by Ben Linders Follow 28 Followers on  Mar 10, 2017 5

Women are leaving the tech industry because they are unhappy, don't feel valued or lack access to opportunities. We need to create environments that retain and grow employees, regardless of what they look like on the outside, argued Kate Heddleston. During her QCon London talk she suggested a process that organizations can use if they want to create equal access opportunities.

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QCon Awarded 10 Diversity Scholarships for QCon SF 2016

by Susan McIntosh Follow 10 Followers on  Oct 24, 2016 2

QCon San Francisco has provided diversity scholarships to underrepresented groups in the technology community. The Conference is committed to encouraging diversity.

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