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The Mathpath=(Math Nerd+Empath). Sr Dir, Ppl Ops & Prgm @CultureAmp. Aspiring anti-racist, #WiseLatina. #Queer & #Bipolar. Rep: @gravityspeakers @serendipitylit
Oct 7, 2018 10 tweets 4 min read
THREAD. Balanced teams vs. "diversity".

Some people are confused about whether, at @Atlassian, we've shifted our focus from creating intersectional justice and equitabe opportunities for everyone, with a spotlight on those who are underrepresented in tech.

That's easy: NOPE. We're moving away from *language* that is outdated and a *barrier* to the progress we want to see. Our 2018 State of Diversity report (…) showed us two problems with the word "diversity" (on top of other issues holding back #diversity & #belonging in tech).