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COVID-19: CHANGING THE D&I AGENDA

 

D&I will not be set back by the coronavirus – instead, shift to respond to the times. Here Culture Amp’s Aubrey Blanche explains how… (via DiversityQ)

 

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COPING WITH COVID, THE 9/11 OF THIS GENERATION

While I’ll always remember the innocence lost after 9/11, the younger generations will be experiencing the same anguish. Managing today’s COVID-19 pandemic is turning into one of the biggest tests of human resilience… (Trisha de Borchgrave)

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MORE WOMEN IN TECH ARE KEY TO FUTURE-PROOFING THE INDUSTRY

 

Canada is on a journey with diversity and inclusion as it strives to tackle recruitment blind spots and bolster more women in tech. Marie Wiese has spent 25 years working in Canada’s technology industry. She was vice president of sales and marketing for a software company before becoming a freelance… (via DiversityQ)

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WANT TO BE AN ALLY? VOTE.

With the uprise of the Black Lives Matter movement and the 2020 Presidential Election upon us, allyship and voting have become increasingly important topics. I want to explore the relationship between both and how voting can be an act of allyship… (KC Lathrop)

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TECHNOLOGY AND AI WILL GET WOMEN OFF THE BENCH

UN Special Advisor Radia Funna believes taking a futurist approach will help boost diversity and tackle the problems facing humanity… (via DiversityQ)

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REMOTE LEADERSHIP: HOW TO PROVIDE SUPPORT FOR DISTRIBUTED TEAMS

Remote work is not new to Red Hat. We’ve had distributed teams for more than 20 years, and 25% of our workforce works remotely. Not to mention the very nature of our work with open source communities from day one, that requires us to collaborate online with thousands of people outside Red Hat that we may only know… (Stefanie Chiras)

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THE COMING ERA OF DECISION MACHINES

In April, 2017 I attended a seminar by University of Toronto professor Avi Goldfarb on the economic value of AI.  Goldfarb explained that the best way to assess the impact of a new radical technology is to look at how the technology reduces the cost of a widely used function… (Irving Wladawsky-Berger)

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GENDER EQUALITY IS A SOCIO-ECONOMIC ISSUE AND A HUMAN RIGHT

Governments need to intervene more to drive change, says Trisha De Borchgrave, a powerful advocate of global gender equality. Trisha De Borchgrave is a freelance writer and moderator for current affairs and culture, and Senior Associate at Global Women Leaders Strategic Philanthropy. She is a strong advocate for gender equality… (via DiversityQ)

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TEACHERS AND CHILD CARE WORKERS ARE ESSENTIAL, TOO

My local TV station just started a new segment. I thought “Morning Moms” was a charming way to celebrate how families are coping with 24/7 family time. Then I realized it was not called Morning Families. The show… (Tracey Welson-Rossman)

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WIT SUMMIT NEW YORK Q&A – LISA O’CONNOR, MANAGING DIRECTOR, ACCENTURE

Ahead of the Women in IT Summit New York, Lisa O’Connor, managing director at Accenture, spoke to Information Age about her part in the event, and promoting diversity… (via Information Age)

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