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How to be an ally

4c3ed917e59156a36212d48155831482?s=47 André Arko
December 04, 2013

How to be an ally

Given at Github during RailsBridge Lightning talks, this talk presents a theory of ally work that encourages everyone to do what they are able to create an open, inclusive, empathetic, and compassionate culture.

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André Arko

December 04, 2013
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  1. How To Be An Ally

  2. André Arko @indirect

  3. How To Be An Ally

  4. How To Be An Ally

  5. How To Do Ally Work

  6. Convince me I should care

  7. gender imbalance

  8. gender imbalance so much

  9. sexism

  10. sexism so much

  11. bigotry

  12. bigotry so much

  13. so why care?

  14. because diversity so why care?

  15. because diversity so why care? because humanity

  16. What even is allies

  17. ally actions is allies

  18. impact, not intent

  19. CONSTANT VIGILANCE

  20. Fucking allies, how do they work

  21. stfu

  22. listen stfu

  23. listen stfu listen some more

  24. listen stfu listen some more stfu some more

  25. good job!

  26. no cookies

  27. no cookies no pat on the head

  28. this is minimal humanity

  29. now you can work on being awesome

  30. BUT WHAT ABOUT THE MENS

  31. meet the opposition

  32. 1. Women can’t computer because biology

  33. 2. But tech is a meritocracy

  34. 3. That’s reverse (race|sex)ism!

  35. bit.ly/ally-work