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!

Where to Recruit Founders of Diverse Backgrounds

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.

How to talk to kids about racism - Rage Against the Minivan

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

Categories
Kids & families, Race

Diversity & Inclusion at Vox Media

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

Open Source & Feelings Diversity Statement

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.

Diversity and Equality at Etsy

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

We’re committing to a more diverse Twitter

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

Ways To Raise Inclusive Kids In The Tough Times Ahead

Strategies for raising more inclusive kids post-2016 election.

Diversity and Inclusion: An update on our data | Slack

Summary of diversity and inclusion data from the company Slack.

Buffer Diversity Dashboard

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

When Women Stopped Coding

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

Project Include

Non-profit organization working for better inclusion in tech. 

How Diversity Makes Us Smarter (Scientific American)

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.