Inclusion

How to ask someone about their gender

Personal guide to why questions about gender are problematic, with specific examples, and suggestions for better ways to handle the question if the information is truly needed.

#genderUX

A simple and clear guide to help developers and designers understand when and how to ask for a user's gender on forms. Very helpful with specific examples.

How “Good Intent” Undermines Diversity and Inclusion

Focusing on intent allows people to avoid accountability for real harm caused, whether intentional or not.

Practical diversity: taking inclusion from theory to practice | Dawn Bennett-Alexander | TEDxUGA

We strive to embrace diversity and inclusion in our schools and workplaces, but we often fail to understand what this looks like practically. Dr. Dawn Bennett-Alexander believes that with a little effort, we can move diversity and inclusion from theory to practice. ​

Implicit Bias -- how it effects us and how we push through | Melanie Funchess | TEDxFlourCity

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Everyone makes assumptions about people they don’t know. Melanie will teach us to recognize these assumptions and work toward a common understanding.

Alcohol and Inclusivity: Planning Tech Events with Non-Alcoholic Options

Article contains positive actions organizers and businesses can do to reduce the danger and harm that their marketing and events that center alcohol can do.

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Inclusion

How to Fix Your Tech Interview to Increase Diversity

A great article about improving the entire job interview process written from hundreds of comments from people of marginalized groups.

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Hiring, Inclusion

Advancing Racial Literacy in Tech

In their new paper Advancing Racial Literacy in Tech (PDF), Jessie Daniels, Mutale Nkonde, and Darakhshan Mir urge tech companies to adopt racial literacy practices in order to break out of old patterns.

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.

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