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Fundamentals of Diversity and Inclusion for Technologists

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November 21, 2021

Fundamentals of Diversity and Inclusion for Technologists

Enhancing diversity and inclusion in every aspect of technology is an essential conversation everyone should be a part of. In an increasingly interconnected world, we have a shared responsibility to ensure technology is a force that works to benefit everyone, countering structural sources of inequity where needed.

This session aims to jump start your personal diversity and inclusion journey by explaining the basics in simple terms with relevant examples for technologists. Concepts covered will include unconscious bias, privilege, equity, allyship, covering and microaggressions.

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Reza Rahman

November 21, 2021
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    always go back to your country You’ve never worked with women, have you? It worries me someone like you is in a position of authority What’s that weird smell? You are too aggressive, calm down You are a liar You are a cheat You are making us look bad Proceed to special inspection You hate Jews, don’t you? You are obviously full of hate You need to earn your place around here Your English is pretty good You don’t understand our culture You are overreacting I didn't mean it that way How can you spin it like that? You are the enemy Don’t be so sensitive You don’t smile enough Are most Muslims terrorists? You can’t block me! You talk a lot of nonsense Lighten up, it was just a joke You think you are better than us? Parasite Where are you really from? You need to be more friendly You are not qualified to have an opinion Don’t be so dramatic You need to be more like a real person Man up! Who are you to criticize us? You are too ambitious Don’t take it personally Can I see your papers? You are overqualified
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