Driving systemic change in tech through earlier commitments to workplace diversity, equity, and inclusion

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Over the past decade, workplace diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) have increasingly been at the forefront of conversations regarding tech companies. This has largely been due to a string of whistleblowers who have publicly recounted their negative experiences of discrimination and harassment within tech. From Ellen Pao, who in 2012…

How organizations can reap compounded improvements to workplace equity and inclusion efforts

Over the course of the past four years tinkering with DEI software, I’ve chatted with hundreds of folks who have either lived the experience of being a minority in tech or are working to improve Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in tech’s workplaces. Across these conversations, there have been two recurring…

A week ago, on Sep 17th, Andela made an announcement that shook the Sub- Saharan(SS) African tech community. They announced that they would be shutting down junior developer training in Nigeria, Kenya, and Uganda, 3 of its 4 campuses. This decision impacted over 400 developers across these 3 campuses. They…

Timi Dayo-Kayode

Passionate about tech inclusion and the emerging Sub Saharan Africa tech ecosystem

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