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Thursday, October 27 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Allyship Workshop: A Human-Centered Approach to Allyship

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Conversations around DEI and allyship have come into focus in many areas of tech/STEM, especially in the past several years. From this heightened level of awareness have sprung common paradigms for thinking about and addressing how one might best show up in support of historically excluded groups, oftentimes focused on prescriptive or performative allyship behaviors.

In this talk, we intend to flip the script. Instead of focusing on the “correct behaviors” and “right responses” when demonstrating allyship, we’ll be taking a look at a human-centered approach on those we are intending to support while asking challenging questions about how we each show up in a given environment or situation.

Thank you to our sponsor, Google Cloud! 

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Mike Bufano

Program Manager, Google
Mike (he/him) has worked at Google in NYC since 2013 and is currently a Program Manager within Google’s OSPO team. In addition to working on ways in which we can bolster trust and safety in open source communities, Mike is globally active as a leader within Google’s LGBTQ+ community... Read More →

Thursday October 27, 2022 3:30pm - 4:30pm EDT
  Diversity + Equity + Inclusion
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