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Confronting Anti-Asian Racism as BIPOC

In Ask SGO, Blog, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion by Felicia Jadczak

She+ Geeks Out’s Felicia Jadczak, Co-CEO and Head of Training and Fatima Dainkeh, Learning and Development Manager, discuss the recent increase in anti-Asian hate crimes happening in the US. They also discuss what it means to support BIPOC people overall, Asian Americans and Asians as a specific group, and how that all connects when we’re talking about the complexity of …

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Ask SGO: Supporting Your Team

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

View the full video transcript below. As a people manager and or a leader within your organization, we have to be thinking, especially in these times, about how to support our teams during times of crisis. And I can tell you from my perspective, this is an ongoing conversation because, to use a sports metaphor, the goalposts are always moving. …

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The First Five Steps to Take as a DEI Leader- Part 1

In Blog, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion by Erika Powell

It’s the night before you start your new DEI role. You feel giddy with excitement about starting this new role in the morning. You really vibed with your new team and think that you’ve found great allies in the leaders that you’ll be partnering with. Although you sense some nervousness about the journey that lies ahead of you, overall you feel pumped …

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Discussing Race, Racism, and Anti-racism During Black History Month

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

Many of us might find ourselves asking: how can we honor or celebrate Black History Month this year? As a facilitator, I think that having honest, guided conversations that lead to action is one way to honor Black History Month. I’ve seen companies bring in guest speakers, support black owned businesses, donate to organizations, etc. While all of that is …

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Black History Month Reading List

In Blog, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion by Felicia Jadczak

Here at SGO, we often joke that time is a social construct. But, time still passes and here we are at the close of January. With February fast approaching, you might be wondering what resources you could offer to your workplace for Black History Month. Or, you might be looking for some inspiration yourself. With that in mind, we’ve collected …

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Ask SGO: Black History Month

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

View the full video transcript below. Black History Month is coming up and I know a lot of us are probably thinking, “what can we be talking about?” “What can we be reading?” especially in the workplace. So we’re going to just give you a few tips on how to get started.  So the first tip is really thinking about …

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Measuring Diversity and Inclusion Meaningfully

In Blog, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion by Rachel Murray

For more information about measuring the impact of DEI programs, moving on from initial benchmarking data, destigmatizing DEI data, and measuring some of the “squishier” parts of inclusion, listen to She+ Geeks Out Podcast Episode 103: The Wonderful World of DEI Metrics with Erika Powell. For many, the beginning of a new year marks a time of reflection upon the …