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Brandon Gilbert standing in a walkway between buildings. He is wearing a green jacket with roses on it and a baseball cap.
2016 Year in Review by Danielle S. Reed on December 13th, 2016
" see it within the first two years in the tech world that you’re just being consumed as a pillar of knowledge instead of a pillar of greatness."
A woman of color alone in a dark room, laptop screen illuminating her face.
Issue 39 by Tonya Edmonds on July 26th, 2016
Why is it that so many of us in underrepresented groups fail to create connections with one another, when we are just a few feet away from each other?
Photo of brightly-colored marbles, suspended in air over a field.
Issue 32 by Dr. Nicole Forsgren & Jez Humble on February 4th, 2016
Two ideas conspire to drive underrepresented groups from the field: the belief that innate ability and brilliance are required to succeed; and the belief that certain groups of people do not have that innate brilliance.
Time-lapse shot of a hand waving in the air, appearing almost transparent.
Issue 29 by Michelle Lee on November 2nd, 2015
Evidence that Asian American women haven't been fully included in technology is found not only in recent lawsuits, but in the lack of Asian American women in tech leadership.
Photo of the Millions March march for justice for victims of police violence in NYC. Protestors hold signs that together form Eric Garner's eyes, staring out from the crowd and streets.
Issue 25 by YM Carrington on August 10th, 2015
In a society where equitable access to jobs, housing, and financial services is still threatened by racist discrimination, crowdfunding is a tool that has helped marginalized communities deal with the impact of economic violence.
Photo of the author standing behind a wire fence and looking out over roads, fields and hills in Pine Ridge, SD. Her back is to the camera and her red sweatshirt reads "Oglala Lakota Nation."
Issue 24 by Megan Red Shirt Shaw on July 22nd, 2015
In the wipe of rights to our ancestral homelands and the realization that a country we call home doesn’t understand our sovereignty, social media has played a huge role in igniting movements that bring awareness and positive change.
Photo of a peapod, cracked open to show numerous brightly-colored peas: pink, orange, blue among the green peas.
Issue 23 by Livio De La Cruz on June 30th, 2015
If you’re someone who identifies strongly with the techie stereotype, then all of these myths about the tech industry and its predictable culture make it sound like a promised land that was built just for you.
Male cast members of Silicon Valley sitting around computers in an office space.
Issue 20 by Korin Reid on April 27th, 2015
There are a variety of shows featuring other professions that portray diverse, dynamic, likeable characters. Why can’t we have the same for STEM careers?
Railroad tracks.
Issue 19 by Brian Kung on April 6th, 2015
Cultural appropriations perpetuate stereotypes, disrespect and exploit Asian culture, and reflect an industry-wide disdain for Asian people and culture.