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Promoting a Culture of Diversity and Inclusion in Tech.

7b530c1b4ea621bc241defdcf4d002e8?s=47 Judith Oiku
November 16, 2019

Promoting a Culture of Diversity and Inclusion in Tech.

A talk on Diversity and Inclusion in tech and the role it plays

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Judith Oiku

November 16, 2019
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  2.  Judith Oiku Software Developer Co- organizer GDG Ikorodu WTM

    Lead Ikorodu Techprenueur @OseJudith
  3. Promoting a Culture of Diversity and Inclusion in Tech.

  4. Diversity and Inclusion

  5. The What and Why We are hoping to make this

    DevFest season the most diverse and inclusive. We’d love every attendee of a DevFest to feel welcome​, no matter their background.
  6. Diversity

  7. What is Diversity ?

  8. Diversity Means Difference -Niklas Zennström CEO and Founding Partner at

    Atomico
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  10. Each and everyone of us is different, our differences can

    be grouped into three broad categories Image src: google.com
  11. 1. Demographic Image src: google.com

  12. age, race, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical resources Image src:

    google.com
  13. 2. Experimental Image src: google.com

  14. economic or social position, education, occupation, faith, abilities, dependents, caring

    responsibilities Image src: google.com
  15. 3. Cognitive Image src: google.com

  16. how we approach problems and think about things Image src:

    google.com
  17. Inclusion

  18. What do we mean by Inclusion ?

  19. Inclusion is the act of making someone feel part of

    a group
  20. Diversity is being invited to the party; inclusion is being

    asked to dance. - Vernā Myers Lawyer, entrepreneur and author
  21. Why does it matter ? Improve efficiency

  22. Why does it matter ? Improve efficiency Enhance performance

  23. Why does it matter ? Improve efficiency Enhance performance Increase

    productivity
  24. Why does it matter ? Improve efficiency Enhance performance Increase

    productivity Creative output
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  26. The Women Techmakers is driving for more diversity and inclusion

    to help more women into the technology industry by creating visibility, community, and resources for women in technology.
  27. How ? By creating events such as this #DevFest and

    other events that can encourage the participation of women and (and other underrepresented minorities) in our local community.
  28. By @Ire Aderinokun GDE submit, Sunnyvale, CA

  29. Reference / Further Reading

  30. Thank You