2020 Diversity & Inclusion Research Conference (DIRC20)
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Vice Dean of the School of Global Public Health & Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences, NYU
Executive Director, StartOut
Senior Advisor, Institute for Diversity and Inclusion in Emergency Management
President and Co-Founder, Humanyze
Predoctoral Fellow, UNC Genetic Epidemiology T32 Program
Research Associate, Aleria
Founder & CEO, Friends With Holograms
Director of Tech Workplace Initiatives, Kapor Center
Founder & Host, Black Tech Unplugged
Owner & Clinical Director, Signature ABA Therapy
Cofounder, Black Women Talk Tech
Graduate Research Assistant at University of California, Berkeley
Co-founder, Center for American Entrepreneurship
Director, Women in Tech Initiative, UC Berkeley
Forbes Technology Council Member
Co-Head of Equity & Inclusion Programming, Seed&Spark
Game Facilitator, Inequality-Opoly
Associate Professor, Stony Brook University
Tsedale M. Melaku Postdoctoral Research Fellow, IRADAC, CUNY Graduate Center
Director, Asian American Studies Program & Center, Professor of Urban Policy & Planning, Hunter College
DIRC20 Virtual Help Desk
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Top quality interpreting and captioning services.
Breakthrough is a free documentary series and research-supported toolkit for advancing STEM inclusion. Watch the films, share the strategies, take action.
Inequality-opoly: The Board Game of Structural Racism and Sexism in America is an educational experience that transforms recent national studies into an engaging and personalized perspective-taking experience. In this game, as in the real world, certain players enjoy privileges based on their perceived identity while others face obstacles to building and sustaining wealth.
2SWIM is a community-focused social messaging app that is currently invite-only for Black, Indigenous and POC-, LGBTQIA+-, and/or womxn-centric communities, creators and brands (and their allies).
Gender and Race in Academic Career Experiences in STEM (GRACES) Project
An NSF-funded project to explore biases that impact the academic careers of Women of Color in STEM
We connect underrepresented people in tech to opportunities
NYC Regional Innovation Node (NYCRIN)
NYCRIN provides state-of-the-art innovation research and training services that interconnect regional academic technologists with entrepreneurial and business partners. NYCRIN strives to become the global leader in technology innovation and entrepreneurial business development.
Black Women Talk TechBlack Women Talk Tech
Our mission is to help Black women identify and build the next billion dollar tech company.
Brooke David is a Creative Projects Manager and Director of Partnerships/ Special Projects and the Curator of the Immersive Wing at DIRC
Disability:IN is the leading nonprofit resource for business disability inclusion worldwide.
StartOut’s mission is to increase the number, diversity, and impact of LGBTQ+ entrepreneurs and amplify their stories to drive the economic empowerment of the community.
Rhodes Perry Consulting
Build Belonging at Work
ADVANCE Resource and Coordination (ARC) Network
As the STEM Equity Brain Trust, the ARC Network strives to advance equity nationally by facilitating the adoption and implementation of evidence-based systemic initiatives by institutions of higher education and other STEM organizations that affect those in STEM workplaces. The ARC Network enables authentic, intentional dialogue between researchers and practitioners, connects inclusiveness to organizational principles and practices, and accounts for and incorporates intersectional perspectives throughout our work.
Diversity in Action
Advancing STEM Professionals and Students
Berkeley Haas Center for Equity, Gender, and Leadership (EGAL)
We educate Equity Fluent Leaders™ to ignite and accelerate change. Equity Fluent Leaders™ understand the value of different lived experiences and courageously use their power to address barriers, increase access, and drive change for positive impact.
Sara Minkara, LLC
Develop a diverse and inclusive mindset for you and your organization by unlocking the potential within you and within each one of your collaborators. Through an interactive, introspective experience, Sara will help transform leaders and their teams, and will provide practical tools to address systemic biases, realize their authentic self, create an inclusive culture and foster meaningful impact.
The Network Diversity Score by ARC
Find out your Network Diversity Score!
Seed&Spark presents Film Forward: a first-of-its-kind inclusive workplace culture program built around film. We help your organization implement, execute and measure a sustainable practice to cultivate a workplace that works for everyone.
Watch Barilla's D&I 5-Year Journey Video
Five to Nine
Data-driven event program management and communications software
She+ Geeks Out
Abolish Inequity in the Workplace.
taking the guesswork out of Diversity & Inclusion
Aleria Research Corp
We leverage science and technology to impact the way people think about Diversity & Inclusion, and, more importantly, what they do about it.