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Episode 105: Beyond Leaning In with Melanie Ho

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

Melanie Ho, author of BEYOND LEANING IN: Gender Equity and What Organizations are Up Against, sits down with Rachel and Felicia to discuss the cumulative and ripple effects of discrimination against women in the workplace. The novel offers unique insights in a fictionalized (but very familiar) office as men and women try (and often fail) to create an equitable and …

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Episode 104: Meghan Markle and The Royally Toxic Institution of Whiteness

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

She+ Geeks Out Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion facilitators Fatima Dainkeh and Jacquis Watters sit down to respond to Oprah With Meghan And Harry: A CBS Primetime Special. Fatima and Jacquis look at the Royal Family’s connection to and complicity with the institutions of whiteness and white supremacy, and why it’s dangerous to separate institutions from people. They also dive into the …

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Episode 103: The Wonderful World of DEI Metrics with Erika Powell

In Blog, Community, The She+ Geeks Out Podcast by Kaelyn Kam

To learn more about goal setting and meaningfully measuring DEI metrics, read Measuring Diversity and Inclusion Meaningfully Diversity, equity, and inclusion experts Felicia Jadczak, Fatima Dainkeh, and Erika Powell talk about the myriad of ways companies can meaningfully measure the impact of DEI programs, how to move on from initial benchmarking data, destigmatizing DEI data, what metrics are important to …

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Meditation for Self Care

In Blog, Community by Vienna DeGiacomo

She+ Geeks Out teamed up with mindfulness educator Sarah Jane Shangraw to bring a meditation for self care to our community. Rest and care are essential as we work to abolish inequity in the workplace and beyond. Enjoy this 20 minute meditation as you center yourself, leave distractions behind, and indulge in self care for times of crisis and change. …

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What’s Your Voting Plan?

In Blog, Community, Persist by Vienna DeGiacomo

Every election, it’s important to prepare a voting plan. Throw in a global pandemic, protests, voter suppression attempts, postal insanity, and an election where our survival literally hangs in the balance, and whew, friends, we’ve got a hot, steamy 2020 mess. As we count down to November 3, 2020, here are some questions you need to be asking yourself to …

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Episode 102: Back to Work! Job Searching in the Age of ‘Rona with the Career Contessa

In Blog, Community, The She+ Geeks Out Podcast by Kaelyn Kam

Boy are you in for a treat! We spoke with the incredibly wise Lauren McGoodwin, aka the Career Contessa, to talk all things job search! We got super practical. We got fantastic answers to these questions and more! I feel overwhelmed by the different options of going back to school to get my masters in CS, getting a certificate, going …

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It’s Election Season! Let’s Get Real Representation in Government with Run En Masse

In Blog, Community by Vienna DeGiacomo

It’s not November yet, but believe it or not, we’re officially in election season. There are some incredible organizations that have cropped up over the last four years, determined to change the face of politics to be more inclusive and truly representative. She+ Geeks Out is thrilled to be teaming up with one of these organizations- Run En Masse. Run …

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Episode 101: Loneliness and Belonging with Cat Moore

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

Cat Moore. She is a delight and a joy. And has probably the best head of hair we’ve ever seen. Cat is the Director of Belonging at University of Southern California & President & Chief Communications Officer of ReHuman, which is an app that helps us create strong relationships among friends, family, coworkers, + neighbors. We talk about loneliness, belonging, …