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An Open Letter to Black People Wanting to Find Peace in the Midst of Grieving

In Blog, Community, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Resources by Fatima Dainkeh

You know the feeling you get when there’s a scream or cry stuck in the back of your throat? That’s probably how many of us have felt as we collectively grieve over Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Muhlaysia Booker, and most recently George Floyd and Tony McDade. The thing about being Black is that you can’t wholeheartedly ignore what’s happening to people who …

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She+ Geeks Out Daily Routine Since COVID-19: Co-CEO Rachel Murray

In Blog, COVID-19 by Fatima Dainkeh

This is the second part of a series where we share the daily routine of each member on the She+ Geeks Out team! It’s been over two months since we’ve been physically distancing and mostly staying at home. As a company, many things are in the air so we’ve been embracing the uncertainty and our co-founders have been extremely transparent …

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ASK SGO: Is Diversity of Thought Part of DEI Work?

In Blog, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion by Fatima Dainkeh

We’ve gotten questions recently saying that if we’re talking about diversity, equity, and inclusion work, shouldn’t we also be talking about diversity of thought, especially as it relates to the diversity part of DEI acronym. Now, that’s a really tricky question because we don’t want to overlook what DEI really means. When we’re talking about diversity in the DEI acronym, …

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Podcast Episode 97: Not So Sotto Voce with Liz Cass

In Blog, Community, The She+ Geeks Out Podcast by Rachel Murray

Liz Cass is a producer, educator, arts leader, and active operatic performer. As if that’s not enough, she’s also the founder and the Executive Producer of the award-winning LOLA (Local Opera Local Artists) and serves as the Executive Director of the Armstrong Community Music School. Wow! So we were honored to get to spend some time geeking out with her …

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How to Transition to Working from Home: Update

In Blog, COVID-19, Resources by Felicia Jadczak

The She+ Geeks Out team has been fully working from home for approximately two months at this point. While we were a blended team beforehand with roughly half our team predominantly remote, the past few months have seen everyone settling into a remote-first work environment. When we initially realized that due to COVID-19 concerns we (and many other organizations) would …

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Podcast Episode 96: Inclusion in the Workplace with Bärí A. Williams

In Blog, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, The She+ Geeks Out Podcast by Rachel Murray

Bärí A. Williams is Head of Legal for Human Interest, a company offering an easy and affordable 401(k) retirement plan for the modern workforce, and published author in the New York Times, WIRED, Fortune, and Fast Company. We virtually sat down with Bärí to discuss the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and how it’s more important …

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Meet Mimecast

In Blog, Community by Rachel Murray

Mimecast is a cybersecurity and compliance provider that helps thousands of organizations worldwide make email safer, restore trust and strengthen cyber resilience. What makes Mimecast a special place to work? In 2018, Mimecast was named a Top Place to Work by the Boston Globe and the Boston Business Journal. Additionally, the company was a Top Rated Cloud Software Employer on …

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She+ Geeks Out Daily Routine Since COVID-19: Co-CEO Felicia Jadczak

In Blog, COVID-19 by Fatima Dainkeh

This is the first part of a series where we share the daily routine of each member on the She+ Geeks Out team! It’s been two months since we’ve been physically distancing and mostly staying at home. As a company, many things are in the air so we’ve been embracing the uncertainty and our co-founders have been extremely transparent and …

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ASK SGO: How can we support our colleagues who observe Ramadan during COVID?

In Blog, COVID-19, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion by Rachel Murray

Ramadan Mubarak to those observing the month of Ramadan During this time, many Muslims around the world will be fasting from sunrise to sunset, praying, reflecting, and thinking of ways to gather as a community. This year community gatherings will look different since many of us are practicing physical distancing as best as we can. As a result, there are …