Underrepresented in Tech

Underrepresented in Tech was designed and built with the goal of demystifying diversity. Fear of tokenization and awkwardness blocks many leaders from reaching out to diverse individuals. This roadblock prevents amazing people from finding amazing ...more

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September 30, 2022 00:30:32
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Reverse Racism is Not Real

In this episode, Michelle and Allie have a sobering discussion about the simple fact that reverse racism is not a real thing, and how believing it is can be the starting place to a lot of other harmful thoughts, words, and actions. ...

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September 23, 2022 00:27:17
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Imposter Syndrome

We cannot believe it took so long for us to talk about this! Imposter syndrome can affect anyone. It most strongly tends to affect underrepresented people who feel like they are not good enough or not worthy of their success. In this episode, Allie and Michelle discuss the challenges of imposter syndrome and their personal tactics for fighting it. ...

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September 15, 2022 00:34:34
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Harmful Language You May Be Using

There are so many words in the English language that have far-back meanings we've come to forget. Many are used in the tech industry without a second thought. Some we may use in our personal lives. In this episode, Allie and Michelle provide you with some examples of words and phrases with racist origins that we should try to avoid! ...

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August 26, 2022 00:23:07
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The New Yoast Inclusivity Feature (ft. Hannah W.)

In this episode, Allie and Michelle talk to Hannah, one of the team members at Yoast who was instrumental in creating the newest beta feature of the Yoast SEO pluigin which helps you keep your writing inclusive and welcoming.  ...

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August 22, 2022 00:36:54
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Recruiting, Applications, and More (feat. Piccia Neri)

In this episode, Michelle interviews Piccia Neri all about recruiting! If you hire or intend to hire in order to build a diverse team, this is an episode you cannot miss. ...

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August 04, 2022 00:26:10
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A Guide for Tech Mentors and Mentees, Pt. 2 (feat. Nyasha Green)

In this episode, Allie revisits the idea of tech mentors and mentees. This time, she's joined by Nyasha Green is mentors up to 50 people at a time, all on how to succeed in tech! ...

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