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Supporting Our Colleagues During Times of Crisis Webinar Recap

In Blog, COVID-19, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion by Fatima Dainkeh

This blog post is a recap of our webinar hosted on April 15th: Supporting Our Colleagues During Times of Crisis featuring Dr. Charmain F. Jackman, Dean of Health & Health Wellness at Boston Arts Academy. Get access to all of our diversity, equity, and inclusion webinars Dr. Charmain F. Jackman shared her wisdom and resources to help us think of …

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2019 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Survey Results

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

SGO has provided programming in the diversity, equity, and inclusion (‘DEI’) space since 2017. In 2018, we conducted our first ever survey to assess how and what the Boston-area tech community thought about diversity and inclusion. Specifically, we wanted to hear from tech companies about what they were doing to respond to the increase in interest in diversity and inclusion, …

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Why is diversity, equity, and inclusion more important in times of crisis?

In Blog, COVID-19, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion by Felicia Jadczak

How are we thinking and talking about the issues around diversity, equity, and inclusion in this new reality- in this new age of coronavirus that we find ourselves living through? I’ve seen an interesting shift in a lot of the partners and companies and clients that we’ve been chatting and working with. Some companies are really doubling down and putting …

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Podcast Episode 90: She+ Geeks Out is BACK!

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

Hey team, we’re back! In this time of uncertainty and reflection, we decided to bring back something we absolutely love… our podcast! In this first episode in a while, we catch you up on a few things both professionally and personally, and you’ll meet our incredible new Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Facilitator, Fatima Dainkeh. She shares her journey and …

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Community Care in Crisis

In Blog, Community, COVID-19, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion by Fatima Dainkeh

The term community care comes from a community organizing background. We’re asking: “How do I leverage my privilege, power, and resources to be of support to another person or a group of people? How do I support my colleagues, my loved ones, and community members during uncertain times and in a time when many of us are socially isolated?” Here …