Open Source Software Communities and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

I recently was at a workshop that wanted to tackle diversity, equity and inclusion within an open source software community. One thing that stood...

Feedback from the eResearch NZ conference

I recently gave the “Improving Diversity and Inclusion in Senior Leadership” workshop at eResearch NZ 2022 which I am glad to report I received...

Response to a LinkedIn post from the Australian Federal Police about child sexual exploitation

It is not a good situation for a national police force to ignore child sexual abuse for some people and worry about it for...

Feedback on UKRI EDI Strategy

This is my feedback for the UKRI EDI Strategy. The UKRI has asked for the community to provide feedback on this EDI strategy and...

Measuring social impact

I know social impact is really difficult to measure, especially in diversity, equity, and inclusion. But it always causes a moment’s hesitation when I...

Rules don’t always help, most of the time a framework is needed

I do worry a little about perscriptive “rules” based on limited intersectionality as I think rules don’t work in reality, as it gets too...

What does Santa Claus have to do with Diversity and Inclusion?

I thought I would write a post about Santa Claus. Yes that is right. And how I see he relates to Diversity, Equity and...

Why C-suite level leaders struggle to change their culture, especially in DEI

It is easy to see that many C-suite level leaders struggle to change their culture, but what causes this? In this post I hope...

Your leadership team might be repelling talent away from your organisation

Your leadership team might be repelling talent away from your organisation – let me tell you why. I’m a person of colour applying for...

What does diversity and inclusion in the workplace really mean?

So what does diversity and inclusion in the workplace really mean? What does it look like? And how can you improve the diversity and...