Resources

This page is for collecting any links to educational materials that explain the importance of inclusion and how to make one’s work or organization more diverse. Please add suggestions!

The Social Justice Phrase Guide is a tool to craft inclusive messages. Whether developing language for your organization, communicating through media platforms, or engaging in personal discussions, follow these guidelines to successfully communicate across communities.

A Facebook video series on an array of topics including:

  • Stereotypes and Performance Bias
  • Competence/Likeability Tradeoff Bias

Featuring the video "Business Case for Diversity & Inclusion and What You Can Do"

This is a blog post by Ciara Byrne is about the difficulties of being female in tech.

Racial Equity Tools is designed to support individuals and groups working to achieve racial equity. This site offers tools, research, tips, curricula and ideas for people who want to increase their own understanding and to help those working toward justice at every level – in systems, organizations, communities and the culture at large.

Downloadable guide to seven steps to advance and embed race equity and inclusion within your organization. Publshed by the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

Glenn Gillen's November 30, 2013 thoughts on the potential problems with meritocracy.

I list of over 100 organizations that provide funding, mentors, peers, publicity and more to founders of diverse backgrounds.

  • Founders, use this to find resources tailor made for you.
  • Speaker recruiters, here’s where you go to ensure diverse voices are heard.
  • Funders, these are your pipeline partners to find best in class entrepreneurs.

Age appropriate resources for talking to kids about race and racism.

Categories
Kids & families, Race

A diversity and inclusion statement from the company Vox Media, including some diversity metrics and inclusion practices. Includes graphs and charts.

Open Source & Feelings was a 2016 conference. This article is their Diversity Statement, describing the values and goals of the organization in regard to diversity and inclusion.

Etsy summarizes their gender and other diversity metrics and plans for inclusion.

Article by Twitter describing their current diversity statistics, inclusion efforts, and plans for the future.

Strategies for raising more inclusive kids post-2016 election.

Summary of diversity and inclusion data from the company Slack.

An interactive dashboard illustrating the diversity metrics for the company Buffer.com.

This short radio segment/article discusses the systemic reasons the computer science world saw a drop in female programmers in 1984.

Project Include’s mission is to give everyone a fair chance to succeed in tech. We are a non-profit that uses data and advocacy to accelerate diversity and inclusion solutions in the tech industry.

The site proposes recommendations for 14 areas, from defining culture to onboarding to measuring progress. It should be a great resource for anyone looking to run a more diverse & inclusive business.

Non-profit organization working for better inclusion in tech. 

Decades of research by organizational scientists, psychologists, sociologists, economists and demographers show that socially diverse groups (that is, those with a diversity of race, ethnicity, gender and sexual orientation) are more innovative than homogeneous groups.