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Tips For Creating a More Equal Workplace

Institutional bias is death by a thousand papercuts. Unequal work environments today are comprised of a lot of small inequalities that add up to the gender pay gap, the racial hiring gap, and environments that can be unintentionally antagonistic towards non-traditional groups. This talk covers what is institutional bias, why it’s a problem, and how it manifests in the workplace. Finally, we’ll go over a process to help you actually start addressing those paper cuts one at a time. While I don’t have all the answers, I will give you a process that will help you start to identify and solve workplace inequalities at your company.


Kate Heddleston

Founder/Software Engineer

Kate Heddleston is an athlete turned software engineer and entrepreneur in San Francisco. She is the founder of a startup called Opsolutely (yes, it’s a pun) that helps engineering teams ship software to service-oriented infrastructure. She writes about diversity and inclusivity on her blog...

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