Why a data analytics person wants to de-emphasise data in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

I’ve been working in data analytics for 10 years in genomics and want to de-emphasise data in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. This is because...

Microaggressions happen when you are ignored

Why is it that microaggressions happen when you are ignored – isn’t that over the top? No, it isn’t. In reality, the standard response...

Why the WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (EOCGE) citation is not good enough

I’ve been seeing the logo for the WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality around and my first thought was – well, is that...

The dirty secret about Diversity and Inclusion…

The dirty secret about Diversity and Inclusion work is that you are going to get it wrong. How I judge an individual and an...

Designing Diversity – the monthly sarcastic magazine for DEI professionals (November 2021 edition)

Welcome to the very first Designing Diversity – the monthly sarcastic magazine for DEI professionals! I thought I would take all the sarcastic thoughts...

Being proactive when it comes to Diversity and Inclusion

One of the big takeaways one of the participants in the “Workshop for Improving Diversity and Inclusion in Senior Leadership” was to be proactive...

Help those “to your right”

I just left a “diversity” chat. I left because I was accused of “skin-deep diversity” from a white male who grew up with a...