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How can CIOs support Diversity and Inclusion initiatives as part of an innovation strategy? Successful businesses have an equilibrium in the triangle of people, knowledge, and technology to support the era of the Learning Worker.
i stand on the sacrifices of a million women before me thinking what can i do to make this mountain taller so the women after me can see farther - Legacy, Rupi Kaur
It may come as a surprise to you that the history of statistics and data science is fraught with racism, sexism, class, race, colonialism and anti-Semitism. Even if you do not have much of a data science background, you may be aware of some of the issues. For example, Fisher’s exact test is a statistical … Continue reading Intersectionality, Diversity, Inclusion and Equality – how they can work together for workplace and tech community
Coaches are more outcome based, and mentoring is more relationship based. Mentoring is longer-term, and the mentor gains as much from the experience as the mentee. It is important for diversity and inclusion.
How can sponsors drive good behavior and diversity and inclusion at technical community events? They can help by driving organizers to think carefully about these elements of a technical community event.
The foundation of a free society is equal worth of all its citizens. Everyone is entitled, as a right of citizenship, to be able to meet their basic needs The right to self-respect and personal autonomy demands the widest possible spread of opportunities. Not all inequalities are unjust, but unjust inequalities should be reduced and … Continue reading Diversity for Businesses: What happens if Diversity is at odds with the organization?
I wanted to offer some alternative thoughts on the presentation entitled ‘DIY Deep Fakes’ with the subtitle ‘Why Deep Fakes are dangerous, and how to make them’. I don’t represent the Microsoft MVP Program, any other Microsoft program, or Microsoft. The backstory is that the presenter, James Ashley, was an MVP for ten or so … Continue reading DIY Deep Fakes: an alternative point of view
Invisible voices of #diversity: being ignored, being hepeated, and what you can do to be heard and help others to be heard
On Thursday 27th September, I held an Unconference at Microsoft Ignite which was aimed at Diversity and Inclusion. I was incredibly lucky to be supported by the Diversity and Inclusion initiative by Microsoft, who have put it at front-and-centre of everything that they do. Although it is only one event, I was told that my event … Continue reading Learnings and Takeaways from my #Diversity and Inclusion Unconference at Microsoft Ignite #MSIgnite
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Diversity myopia: what it is, and why it’s wrong.