Amber Madison, Co-Founder of Peoplism, has identified eight ways D&I practitioners can combat diversity fatigue in their workplace. 1. Set realistic expectations around D&I work. D&I is a business imperative. Issues of D&I are infinitely complex and there are no quick fixes. Progress is going to be hard fought over a long period of time. […]
[MM_Access_Decision access=’false’] In Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. President and Fellows of Harvard College, the lawsuit alleges that Harvard discriminates against Asian-American applicants. As this article notes, Harvard’s admission committee regularly de-selects Asian-American students because it judges them “lower than others on traits like ‘positive personality.’ likability, courage, kindness, and being ‘widely respected.’”…. [/MM_Access_Decision] […]
Though designers and developers may set out with the best intentions, implicit biases and a lack of foresight generates problems—from racist bots to transphobic dating apps.