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Doubt-raising Phrases, Public Chauvinism, and a Cautionary Tale of Garbage In, Garbage Out

5 Ally Actions | Oct 12, 2018 Photo courtesy of Pixabay Each week, we share five simple actions to create a more inclusive workplace and become a better ally. 1. Give wholehearted recommendations Recommendations come in many forms. Formal letters, social media endorsements,…

Talking Politics at Work, and Why We Should Use the Mic, Every Time

5 Ally Actions | Oct 5, 2018 Photo of someone handing over a mic Each week, we share five simple actions to create a more inclusive workplace and become a better ally. 1. Acknowledge current events Here in America, we’ve had a heavy two…

Empathy During Traumatic Times, Male-to-Male Peer Pressure, and An Epic Tale of Breaking The Bro…

Empathy During Traumatic Times, Male-to-Male Peer Pressure, and An Epic Tale of Breaking The Bro Code 5 Ally Actions | Sept 28, 2018 in the shadows by Nicolas Alejandro via Flickr (CC BY 2.0) Each week, we share five simple actions to create…

Gatekeeping, Inclusive Events, and The Way We React to Rage

5 Ally Actions | Sept 14, 2018 strung out by theilr via Flickr CC BY-SA 2.0 Each week, we share five simple actions to create a more inclusive tech workplace. 1. Judge emotions equitably Thanks to the U.S. Open, we have a…

Inclusive Meetings, Affinity Groups, and the Speaking Gigs We Accept

5 Ally Actions | Sept 7, 2018 Image courtesy of #WOCinTechChat Each week, we share five simple actions to create a more inclusive tech workplace. 1. Message co-workers when you spot non-inclusive behavior We’ve shared this tip before, and we think…

Bias, Diversity, Backlash, Manifestos, and Rebuttals

©Photo by Franka Barba, used with permission. Have you ever been in a meeting where a colleague says “I’m a great supporter of gender equality, but I’m totally opposed to quotas!” Or, “I believe in diversity, but I won’t stand…