7 Habits of Diverse Communities

7 Habits of Diverse Communities

Keynote slides from JAX 2017, Mainz, Germany

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Tracy Miranda

May 10, 2017
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  1. The 7 Habits of Diverse Communities Tracy Miranda, Kichwa Coders

    @tracymiranda JAX, Mainz 2017
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  3. A Quest To Solve Diversity

  4. Introduction Tracy Miranda @tracymiranda • Founder & CEO Kichwa Coders

    • Board of Directors, Eclipse Foundation • Eclipse Architecture Council • Chair Science Working Group
  5. Does Diversity Matter?

  6. Research on Collective Intelligence Teams with women are more successful

    at: http://science.sciencemag.org/content/330/6004/686 Logical Analysis Problem Solving Planning Coordination
  7. Gender Diverse Companies: 15% More likely to outperform http://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/organization/our-insights/why-diversity-matters

  8. Racially Diverse Companies 35% More likely to outperform http://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/organization/our-insights/why-diversity-matters

  9. Diversity & Inclusion Index • Thomson Reuters Launches D&I Index

    in 2016 • Top 100 most diverse & inclusive organisations globally • 24 metrics in 4 categories: https://www.thomsonreuters.com/en/press-releases/2016/september/thomson-reuters-launches-di-index-reveals-top-100- most-diverse-inclusive-organizations-globally.html Diversity News Controversies Inclusion People Development
  10. Diversity & Inclusion Index “Diversity is becoming a performance issue,

    a growth engine” “The business case is clear; in order to attract and retain top talent, this must be a top priority.” https://www.thomsonreuters.com/en/press-releases/2016/september/thomson-reuters-launches-di-index-reveals-top-100- most-diverse-inclusive-organizations-globally.html
  11. Diversity & Inclusion Index: Top 25 #9 Cisco Systems Inc

    #16 Samsung Electronics #22 Microsoft Corp https://www.thomsonreuters.com/en/press-releases/2016/september/thomson-reuters-launches-di-index-reveals-top-100- most-diverse-inclusive-organizations-globally.html
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  13. BUT JAVASCRIPT HAS NO NATIVE INTEGERS!!!!!!!

  14. Transformational Technology

  15. Solving for Diversity

  16. How do we change perceptions? How do we gain critical

    mass?
  17. The 7 Habits of Highly Diverse Communities A framework for

    sustaining diverse tech communities. The more diverse our tech communities the more secure and resilient society will be.
  18. 1. Be Self-Aware

  19. 1. Be Self-Aware a.k.a Check Privileges

  20. THE PRIVILEGE GAME

  21. THE SMART PRIVILEGE BUCKET

  22. THE PRIVILEGE BUCKET (v0.1) With LEDs and stickers!

  23. 2. Promote Shared Values

  24. VALUES-LED EDUCATION

  25. PROMOTING RESPECT

  26. 3. Learn & Grow Together

  27. BoF: Diversity in IT What can YOU do? 10 May

    2017 20:15 – 21:15 Gutenberg-Saal 2
  28. 4. Be Open & Inclusive

  29. https://snarky.ca/dont-just-open-the-door-welcome-people-through-it/

  30. 5. Give everyone a voice

  31. 5. Give everyone a voice “Leaders who give diverse voices

    equal airtime are nearly twice as likely as others to unleash value- driving insights” • Speak Up • Shut Up • Advocate for others • Make Introductions • Retweet https://hbr.org/2013/12/how-diversity-can-drive-innovation
  32. 6. Acknowledge Biases

  33. FUNDAMENTAL ATTRIBUTION ERROR

  34. 7. Invest in Equality

  35. LESS OF THIS...

  36. INFRASTRUCTURE FOR EVERYONE

  37. In Conclusion…

  38. We are not truly innovating without diversity & inclusion

  39. Be the Diversity Champion for your community!

  40. 7 Habits of Highly Diverse Communities 1. Be Self-Aware 2.

    Promote Shared Values 3. Learn & Grow Together 4. Be Open & Inclusive 5. Give Everyone A Voice 6. Acknowledge Biases 7. Invest in Equality
  41. THE END Tracy Miranda @tracymiranda