Diversity & Inclusion

Authenticity, not assimilation: How to make conversations about race ‘a learning journey for everybody’

Apr. 27, 2022 10:25 am

Authenticity, not assimilation: How to make conversations about race ‘a learning journey for everybody’

FUEL Milwaukee’s Corry Joe Biddle on the power of community dialogue and "showing up as you are" in an era of reckoning.
‘Where you put your money matters’: Angel investor Teresa Esser explores new ways to drive social impact home

Apr. 20, 2022 10:42 am

‘Where you put your money matters’: Angel investor Teresa Esser explores new ways to drive social impact home

Amid an explosion of consumer interest in ESG funds, the VC is focusing her investing on reducing inequities in Milwaukee, starting with home ownership.
National Center for Women and Information Technology expands programming to Pittsburgh

Apr. 18, 2022 3:21 pm

National Center for Women and Information Technology expands programming to Pittsburgh

With its Regional Initiatives program, the nonprofit will partner with Pittsburgh Technology Council and other local orgs to advance its mission of building gender equity in IT and computing.
The neurodiversity and cybersecurity connection

Apr. 15, 2022 2:53 pm

The neurodiversity and cybersecurity connection

Cybersecurity is essential in 2022 — and it's a field where people with autism can excel. This industry pro says you should consider hiring neurodivergent individuals, even if they don't seem like a "cultural fit."
How do technologists feel about efforts to up gender equality in tech?

Apr. 15, 2022 1:50 pm

How do technologists feel about efforts to up gender equality in tech?

Dice's new Equality in Tech Report asked 7,000 technologists about salary satisfaction, diversity policies and instances of discrimination.
Why this extroverted engineer launched a coworking space for BIPOC entrepreneurs

Apr. 13, 2022 10:12 am

Why this extroverted engineer launched a coworking space for BIPOC entrepreneurs

"We’ve been left out of the conversation": Amid the rise of remote work and need for more diversity in coworking, Ambition Center MKE CEO Marcell Jackson aims to connect underserved professionals with the new space on Milwaukee's North Side.
Here’s how to make the workplace better for neurodivergent employees (and everyone, really)

Apr. 7, 2022 3:35 pm

Here’s how to make the workplace better for neurodivergent employees (and everyone, really)

It's Autism Acceptance Month. CAI Neurodiverse Solutions VP Anthony Pacilio on what support looks like, for a more empathetic workplace overall.
Why does DEI matter?

Apr. 5, 2022 9:15 am

Why does DEI matter?

If you're not sure where to start in building your company's diversity, equity and inclusion strategy, start here.
What does DEI really mean for Baltimore tech? Waterfront Tech Series will discuss on April 6

Mar. 30, 2022 1:45 pm

What does DEI really mean for Baltimore tech? Waterfront Tech Series will discuss on April 6

A Q&A with the event series' founder, Laura Gaworecki.
A team of power players just invested $4.7B for underrepresented founders in the Baltimore to Richmond corridor

Mar. 30, 2022 12:23 pm

A team of power players just invested $4.7B for underrepresented founders in the Baltimore to Richmond corridor

VP Kamala Harris announced the program, which is aimed at boosting women and BIPOC-owned small businesses, on Wednesday.