Lending Privilege

Lending Privilege

Diversity and inclusion have become hot topics in technology, but you may not know how you can make a difference. This talk will help you understand that, no matter your background, you have privilege and can lend it to marginalized groups in tech.

This is the version of my "Lending Privilege" talk that I gave at The Lead Developer New York on Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 in New York City.

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Anjuan Simmons

November 16, 2017
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  1. LENDING PRIVILEGE @ANJUAN

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  5. @ANJ UAN Does Diversity Pay?: Race, Gender and the Business

    Case for Diversity (2009) “Nevertheless, results show a positive relationship between the racial and gender diversity of establishments and their business functioning.”
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    leaders to 30 percent representation is associated with a 15 percent increase in the net revenue margin.” Is Gender Diversity Profitable? Evidence from a Global Survey (2016)
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  9. @ANJ UAN “Given enough eyeballs all bugs are shallow.” “Given

    a large enough beta- tester and co-developer base, almost every problem will be characterized quickly and the fix obvious to someone.”
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  29. @ANJ UAN “One day, when the glory comes, It will

    be ours, it will be ours”
  30. THANK YOU! I’m Anjuan I love delivering software projects. You

    can find me at: @anjuan linkedin.com/in/anjuan Stock Images courtesy Pexels, Pixabay, and wocintechchat.com