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Be together, not the same

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September 23, 2016

Be together, not the same

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Romain Piel

September 23, 2016
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  1. BE TOGETHER not the same Anastasia Lopez Romain Piel

  2. Songkick

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  5. We want more diversity Gender Ethnicity Sexual identity Sexual orientation

    Disability Age Origin of country Language Religion Political views
  6. Reason why people from underrepresented groups drop: • An unwelcoming

    work culture • Isolation • Unadapted working style • Work/life balance • Lack of advancement, lack of recognition source: https://www.eeoc.gov/eeoc/statistics/reports/hightech/
  7. Society Tech industry Community

  8. What is a community?

  9. 1. Membership

  10. 1. Membership 2. Influence

  11. 1. Membership 2. Influence
 Exchange of ideas “No, you should

    use a good old AsyncTask” “RxJava is the way to go”
  12. 1. Membership 2. Influence
 Exchange of ideas
 Conformity “RxJava is

    the way to go”
  13. 1. Membership 2. Influence
 Exchange of ideas
 Conformity
 Diversity of

    ideas “RxJava is the way to go” “We’ve built our own solution, Agera, it’s pretty cool too!”
  14. 1. Membership 2. Influence 3. Integration and 
 fulfilment of

    needs - High demand for Android developers - A trendy technology, billions of users - A very skilled community
  15. 1. Membership 2. Influence 3. Integration and 
 fulfilment of

    needs 4. Shared emotional connection Open-source Google IO Google Developer experts Android weekly Meetups & Conferences Social medias Fragmented podcast Android dialogs Blog posts
  16. 1. Membership 2. Influence 3. Integration and 
 fulfilment of

    needs 4. Shared emotional connection Community
  17. – Coraline Ada Ehmke “A community is people who share

    values, culture is the expression of shared values.”
  18. What can affect a culture?

  19. Privilege https://www.flickr.com/photos/30884177@N08/4791589714

  20. Bias

  21. Source: National Science Foundation, American Bar Association, American Association of

    Medical Colleges Credit: Quoctrung Bui/NPR Bias
  22. Empathy

  23. Empathy

  24. What is the norm?

  25. 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% White Hispanic Black Asian Other

    US workforce US tech industry Source: 2010 US Census and 2014 EEO-1 US reports from the following companies: Google, Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft, Apple, Amazon and Intel
  26. 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% White Hispanic Black Asian Other

    US workforce US tech industry Source: 2010 US Census and 2014 EEO-1 US reports from the following companies: Google, Facebook, Twitter, Apple, Amazon Tech
  27. 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% White Hispanic Black Asian Other

    US workforce US tech industry Source: 2010 US Census and 2014 EEO-1 US reports from the following companies: Google, Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft, Apple, Amazon and Intel Leadership
  28. 0% 25% 50% 75% 100% US workforce US Tech industry

    Men Women Source: 2010 US Census and 2014 EEO-1 US reports from the following companies: Google, Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft, Apple, Amazon and Intel
  29. 0 6 12 18 24 30 <20 20-24 25-29 30-34

    35-39 40-49 50-59 >60 Average Age Source: 2016 Stack Overflow developer survey http://stackoverflow.com/research/developer-survey-2016
  30. Source: 2014 E&T’s LGBT engineering community survey http://eandt.theiet.org/magazine/2014/07/never-good-to-carry-secrets.cfm I am

    open about my sexual orientation at work 0% 5% 10% 15% 20% 25% 30% Strongly Agree Strongly Disagree Male Female Other 21.3% 13.1% 20.5% 17.6% 27.6%
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  32. Why do we need diversity?

  33. So we stop feeling isolated Insert image of a lonely

    penguin
  34. So we diversify our ideas https://www.flickr.com/photos/morganmorgan/3687388665/

  35. So we build better products

  36. https://www.flickr.com/photos/adrianhon/4670385031/

  37. How can we support each other?

  38. Individually

  39. Individually

  40. Be receptive Individually

  41. Individually Read, learn https://www.flickr.com/photos/danielsilliman/4528823871

  42. Individually Acknowledge differences

  43. Help someone Be empathetic https://www.flickr.com/photos/ileohidalgo/15090035480

  44. Help someone Be empathetic

  45. Help someone High-fives are awesome

  46. Help someone Become a mentor

  47. Help the community The code of conduct

  48. Help the community The code of conduct http://community-covenant.net/

  49. Help the community Amplify others’ voices https://www.flickr.com/photos/37825904@N06/8213377582

  50. Help the community Don’t label people https://www.flickr.com/photos/lenore-m/4600805014

  51. Help the community Be inclusive Not like that

  52. Help the community There’s no rockstar

  53. Help the community There’s no rockstar

  54. BE TOGETHER not the same

  55. Thank you! Anastasia Lopez Romain Piel _rpiel AnastasiaLopezD @ http://bit.ly/be-together-not-the-same-sources