Ethnicity

Mending the Rainbow: Working with the Native LGBT/Two Spirit Community

Two Spirit is a contemporary term used to identify Native American Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and some Transgender individuals with traditional and cultural understandings of gender roles and identity.

Creating a Diversity Scholarship Program for Your Conference

This article highlights all the many things that help contribute to having a more diverse event. The step by step process is a good reminder of why we need to think about those various things.

Subtle Forms of Racism to Avoid in Science Fiction/Fantasy

The author talks about racism through the lens of writing science fiction & fantasy, but covers topics that apply beyond fiction.

Privileged

White pro basketball player wrestles with questions or privilege, guilt, and responsibility. A great read and very accessible for sharing with people new to these ideas.

Double Jeopardy? Gender Bias Against Women in Science

Academic report about gender and racial bias in STEM fields. Intersectional study of barriers in STEM fields.

Project Implicit - Implicit Association Tests

Much of the conversation around diversity presupposes that people are not always consistent in what they believe. While a person may work to consciously believe in racial equality--for example, due to their upbringing, friendships, experiences, or any number of factors--they may unconsciously carry around negative associations and stereotypes about a particular group.

But how can we recognize what our own biases are?

#YesWeCode

#YesWeCode is a national initiative to help 100,000 young women and men from underrepresented backgrounds find success in the tech sector.

Code for Progress

Code For Progress is a nonprofit organization that offers formalized coding training programs to women and people of color. We are based in Washington, DC and work with students, professionals, and organizations nationwide. (text from website)

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Ethnicity, Race

Black Girls Code

Black Girls CODE is devoted to showing the world that black girls can code, and do so much more. By reaching out to the community through workshops and after school programs, Black Girls CODE introduces computer coding lessons to young girls from underrepresented communities in programming languages such as Scratch or Ruby on Rails. (from the website)

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