As March marks Women’s History Month, we ask our team members how we can make tech a more inclusive space for women.
As part of our team’s International Women’s Day celebration, members from our leadership team have shared some of the ways they #ChooseToChallenge gender bias and inequality to create a better culture for people at Made Tech and the wider community.
To celebrate Black History Month, we asked 3 Black Engineers on our team, Renny, Derek and Charlene, about the advice they have for Black people working in tech.
Agile working environments often include open plan offices, close-knit teams and lots of impromptu discussions. Encouraging collaboration both between developers and with other business people is a great way to aid producing valuable software.
Just over a year ago, I wrote about the lack of diversity at Made Tech and how it was something we needed to work on as a business. We’d recognised our ‘ignorance’ had led to inactivity in identifying problem areas, but once we’d accepted our failures, we had to stop being passive bystanders and actually take active steps to address them.
Intersectionality, BAME, cis, anonymous hiring, inclusion. These words are likely not on your ticket if you are playing privilege bingo. Like a canary in a coal mine, a lack of understanding of these concepts will likely mean your daily actions reinforce systemic discrimination.