Tag Archive: DEI

Words Matter: Creating a Culture of Change to Reframe Bias Language

"Words matter" written with Scrabble blocks

By Shohreh Bozorgmehri, Kim Owe, Sundar Thiru, and John Torello. In information technology, we are familiar with jargon. Non-technical colleagues often point out our “techie” lexicon. The impact of some IT terminology, though, goes beyond misunderstanding. It can perpetuate a…
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UCLA to Host Artificial Intelligence Program in Collaboration with Break Through Tech

Five women work on computers

By Christine Wei-li. UCLA will be the first public university to host a Break Through Tech AI hub — part of a national program designed to teach artificial intelligence to a greater diversity of students — bringing AI education to…
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Manisha Kanodia Is First Recipient of Inclusive Excellence Awards from UC San Diego IT Services

Manish Kanodia

By Mark Hersberger. Manisha Kanodia happily worked in the tech industry for over a decade without ever noticing any gender disparities or inequality. But an illuminating sequence of events starting in 2018 changed her outlook, and transformed her into a…
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Register: Diversity in Tech Symposium, March 10-11

2022 Diversity in Tech Symposium: Advancing Climate Resilience - March 10 & 11, 2022

Register for the Diversity in Tech Symposium: Advancing Climate Resilience presented by EDGE in Tech Initiative at the University of California, CITRIS and the Banatao Institute, and Berkeley Engineering. This virtual event takes place March 10–11, 2022 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m….
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UC Tech Assembly: Black Leaders Panel, Feb. 28

UC Tech Assembly, Black Leaders Panel. February 28, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. Photos: L-R: Van Williams, Carmen Robinson, Al Covington, and Charron Andrus

Register for the UC Tech Assembly: Black Leaders Panel: Monday, February 28 11:00 a.m. – noon Register now This panel launches UC Tech Assembly series, which is expanding the former town hall series to better amplify the voices of…
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Register: Privacy Career Awareness Panel, Jan. 26

Animated Video call, with four diverse participants

Register for the panel discussion “How to Break Down Barriers to Privacy Careers for Underrepresented Populations,” hosted by the UC Berkeley Privacy Office. This virtual event will take place on January 26, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. Register for the…
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Register: UCSC Digital Equity Webinar, Dec. 1

UC Santa Cruz, A Webinar on Digital Equity, December 2, 12 - 1 p.m.

Register for the UCSC Digital Equity Webinar, happening December 2, at noon. This virtual event is a panel discussion with Jacob Martinez, UCSC Alumnus and Founder and Executive Director of Digital NEST, Brian Hall, UCSC Chief Information Security Officer, and…
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Initiative Aims to Accelerate Equity in Computing and Technology Fields

A building on UCLA's campus

By Josh McDonald. The UCLA School of Education and Information Studies has launched Momentum: Accelerating Equity in Computing and Technology, an important research initiative to diversify computing…
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