Why I Don't Bring My 'Whole Self' To Work

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| May 11 2017,

09:45 am

The Impending Storm of Diversity

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Silicon Valley loves to celebrate exceptional black and Latino entrepreneurs like Walker & Company Brands’ Tristan Walker — as it should. But it fails to see the structural problems that make these people the exceptions. Even when it happens right on our doorstep.”'

Beware the Rhetoric

“It’s a pipeline problem. The applicant’s just aren't there!”

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“ I just want to make sure we don’t lower the bar when we start our diversity initiatives”.

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“We sent the job application to the School of _________, but no one applied!”

Translation: If you work in technology:If you make hiring decisions:
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