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True diversity is inclusive, comprehensive, and measurable. We are building a community to share recommendations and solutions for startup CEOs and employees.

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For no reason whatsoever, just figured I’d post the Code2040 value of Multiple Truths. https://t.co/YlEjbatyfk
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8/13
2020
When a leadership team isn't diverse, it makes worse decisions. Facebook revisits promoting domestic terrorism grou… https://t.co/KMOGiKIxwYLast few hours! https://t.co/BPCezLwP5t
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8/10
2020
https://t.co/k03xYdI399This is what systemic racism looks like. Early investors won't invest in Black founders, because they don't think l… https://t.co/nlLWo0hbx2
8/9
2020
"You can't half-ass this. Your culture is defined by what you choose to do when it's inconvenient, not by what you… https://t.co/ZhYYXHrTknI'm leaving Bon Appétit video. Here's what's been happening over the last few months, and some thoughts. https://t.co/L59blcESLv
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8/6
2020
This week, we're thrilled to be talking with @ekp, founder of @ProjectInclude, to discuss all things tech and inclu… https://t.co/RWFpU76jIT
Retweeted by Project Include“There needs to be a serious shift in philanthropy to recognize that the wealth that is accrued in philanthropy is… https://t.co/eEwQ3reey9
Retweeted by Project Include"This time the usual corporate playbook–issue a statement, gather a group of Black leaders for a conference call, g… https://t.co/Y8KPOkz0RfWe are officially open! Please spread the word and help us reach the folks who may need a little bit of extra suppo… https://t.co/3BP3IrlAdd
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8/4
2020
So many problems in tech are related to mismanagement. Train your managers. Make sure inclusion and anti-racism are… https://t.co/1BXbAaPr7g
8/3
2020
@JennBevan Thanks for reading and for the heads up--the link has been updated. Here it is for easier access: https://t.co/PtGf00EgpAICYMI: Targets are the first milestone on the road to diversity and inclusion https://t.co/8LlXJg1Fm3 https://t.co/39zzhJuWdM
7/31
2020
"The vote is the most powerful nonviolent change agent you have in a democratic society. You must use it because it… https://t.co/2ydLwL8noIWhen you see something that is not right, you must say something. You must do something. 2/3"I urge you to answer the highest calling of your heart and stand up for what you truly believe.... Now it is your… https://t.co/hk5uKzmirYBREAKING: We've called on internet providers to provide free high speed internet and computers to every family wit… https://t.co/V5oExsSSBZ
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7/30
2020
Tech philanthropists: How do your donation metrics compare? It's not too late to start tracking and to do better. https://t.co/k56wBHQuxb
7/29
2020
"there is a wide chasm separating those organizations doing DEI work and those that are actually valuing the DEI wo… https://t.co/eImZUTxLMU
7/28
2020
If you’ve never seen it, I encourage you to view ⁦@StanleyNelson1⁩’s masterful documentary “The Murder of Emmett Ti… https://t.co/GMFBffoSEy
Retweeted by Project IncludeUnfortunately, their lack of diversity reinforces their bias against investing in Black and Brown founders. And for… https://t.co/DUCQpqcWCVWe wrote this in 2016, and unfortunately it still holds today: "Almost all VC firms do not have diverse or inclusiv… https://t.co/gn3UMgOvYJ
7/25
2020
Join us today to send a strong message to Mark Zuckerberg: It’s time to #StopHateForProfit on @Facebook and act aga… https://t.co/J7LtlLKp8PThe project in pdf form as well as a curriculum is available for free: https://t.co/p8UR7h4xsX
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7/24
2020
We signed on to the #StopHateForProfit campaign because we want to hold Facebook accountable for the hate, lies, an… https://t.co/QnXin7IUf8
7/21
2020
“When you see something that is not right, not just, not fair, you have a moral obligation to say something, to do… https://t.co/PGqUE88JWFRest in power. We have learned and benefitted so much from your efforts and your inspiring life #goodtrouble https://t.co/OWc0lstAPk
7/18
2020
Revisit your whole technical interview process. Today's "test whether a job candidate has performance anxiety rathe… https://t.co/AdOTVhqdE7
7/17
2020
Learned about @projectinclude at #humansconf when we spoke about anti-rasicm. Thank you @AmelieCornelis for leading that session. 💚
Retweeted by Project Include @triciawang @tracyweber @colloqate @RachelCargle @IjeomaOluo @baratunde @BCLeeJr Many companies are doing great wor… https://t.co/WP3bzRYZth
7/15
2020
"If Elon doesn't care about it, it's not going to happen" CEOs need to lead, because HR is failing Black and Brown… https://t.co/EFpwiJcYkH
7/14
2020
Question Ive been asking GPs + tracking the last 2 mos: “You dont have any black people on your team or in your po… https://t.co/lif3ZaNvFe
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7/9
2020
Four actions to create an anti-racist workplace from @VernaMyers. Do the work https://t.co/D9c81483fG https://t.co/FgVnUmfBxC
7/8
2020
AI is full of promise, with the potential to revolutionize so many different areas of modern society. In order to… https://t.co/owbGLNF3iz
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7/7
2020
It's never too early for pay equity. Fixing comp is much harder than doing it right from the start. https://t.co/ZHBVh5nc4J
7/6
2020
I finally understand quantum physics! This is great. https://t.co/Y6mdiuh7QI
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7/5
2020
It's time for Asians/Asian Americans to show up for the Black community in tech. Here's how https://t.co/DewQJj2iyh https://t.co/ja6n8Cn5Jd
7/3
2020
As @projectinclude CEO Ellen Pao told us, “I've heard it in dozens and dozens of stories-- where you come in, and t… https://t.co/iTIPs1opOm
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7/2
2020
After four months of planning, deliberation, and community building, we are finally launching @buildwithbia! 50+… https://t.co/yPIoPF1SKK
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6/30
2020
The social media platforms are finally starting to ban hate, showing that it is possible and that they could have d… https://t.co/lDhCHqG9AsThis is a direct result of @Twitch, @reddit, and other platforms leveraging the “all speech is equal” strategy and… https://t.co/DWgkUqwiSE
Retweeted by Project IncludeIn addition to removing actually problematic content, remove the problematic people and processes that allowed that… https://t.co/ZEtK0BWDmVStill doing the same (no)thing but expecting different results https://t.co/h5DCFal2O4
6/29
2020
Intersectionality is not additive. It’s fundamentally reconstitutive. Pass it on.
Retweeted by Project IncludeAre ERGs giving CEOs a false sense of progress? ERG leaders "worry these programs can give business leaders a pass… https://t.co/QemDljjkSN
6/26
2020
Saving America requires sacrifice, not philanthropy alone. @darrenwalker of the @FordFoundation on ending inequity… https://t.co/Q29mJHMzIA
6/25
2020
Kudos to Google employees for calling it out: "We should not be in the business of criminalizing Black existence wh… https://t.co/OK8JFwxFsyIf you are building facial recognition technology for police use, you are the problem. You can't pretend you don't… https://t.co/DQr93VwaCZ
6/24
2020
So inspired by these amazing leaders and organizations, and so proud to be comrades and activists in the racial equ… https://t.co/bi7IzLLr7SAs it should be. https://t.co/yJM3mXoxWb
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6/19
2020
There is a lot of current energy for backing black GPs. But I feel deeply uncomfortable with the reality that most… https://t.co/GohD0tqB7m
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6/18
2020
If you are rebuilding your business to address racism, make sure you the people you are trying to help are empowere… https://t.co/dClruK1DmN“At the end of the day, this is not rocket science. You hire black people and you give them the roles and responsib… https://t.co/zrKu3bBbLY
6/17
2020
This employee-on-employee harassment at Pinterest is probably happening at your tech company, too. How are you prot… https://t.co/rOEAKHdJ4n
6/15
2020
#diversity #equity & #inclusion jobs are some of the hottest in the country. If you’re on the market, get clarity r… https://t.co/uCjmiP8UU1
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6/14
2020
There are a lot of newly opened D&I positions at companies. If you are interviewing for one of these roles, ask the… https://t.co/a4tlzeb2lr
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6/11
2020
Do the work. If they really want to address racism, CEOs need to look at their values, their priorities, their team… https://t.co/TtquxZo1py
6/10
2020
Proud to have written this alongside Mimi Fox Melton. Thank you @FastCompany for inviting us to weigh in. https://t.co/dgT1AH5Hbt
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6/9
2020
After 9 years as a VC, I have learned some things that I think can help, and I'm going to keep it simple. Here are… https://t.co/EizA7vSFQj
Retweeted by Project IncludeNYU report blames outsourcing for poor content moderation. "In a scathing indictment of Facebook’s content moderati… https://t.co/w8Q6uHuajMHow is diversity and inclusion funded? Is there a real budget or is it ad hoc? How much was spent on D&I last year?… https://t.co/XlnpRPk3moSome facts to figure out: How many BIPOC presented to the board and at key company events? Has the company promoted… https://t.co/1R5MkYO8tr4. Meet with BIPOC employees 1:1 across all levels both to get a pulse and to give them visibility and access. Don'… https://t.co/LvXz3rkJEW3. For big initiatives, especially ones tied to race or other underrepresented groups, examine the whole process. F… https://t.co/M0SULaTfOs2. Look for systemic problems. Review results of surveys of satisfaction levels, including for subgroups and inters… https://t.co/7Fl1z3CjHH1. Seek representation not tokenization. Measure and target demographic levels over time; tie them to performance.… https://t.co/a2iuIHG3XJIf you're on a board, you should know whether your company is inclusive or not. If you're not sure, you may find ou… https://t.co/yCdSV6g52K
6/8
2020
This is such a common mythology spewed by transphobes. Trans people are not an ideological collective trying to era… https://t.co/0vYsBxemwF
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6/7
2020
More employees speak up: Funded by Facebook money, 140 CZI scientists say its "spread of deliberate misinformation… https://t.co/Hl5tFfcXSwHere's the entire interview with @kimlatricejones and David Jones Media. Take a second to watch the whole thing bec… https://t.co/qfZTcvL73o
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6/6
2020
If you're focused only on gender diversity, you're doing it wrong. And you're missing outIf race is not one of your company's key diversity priorities, you're failing. Here's how to do it https://t.co/ZvXkejHX14
6/5
2020
Fund Black investors. But make them the managing partners next time. https://t.co/kC0YGavY4N @dragenfly75 @SamaraMHernandz Here's an even more detailed guide on how VCs should be measuring their portfolios fo… https://t.co/hLfPJ9F4D6You can't manage what you don't measure. Investors: Use meaningful metrics to track your investments in Black found… https://t.co/mTrj9hVNP2Hire Black investors and invest in Black founders. https://t.co/jSvwrD5QBl https://t.co/IuWbwzVywSMore companies need to take action and try new ways to change the face of tech https://t.co/Q9CiEtuLoK https://t.co/duYWbILFShVery powerful resignation letter from a Facebook engineer who worked on misinformation tools. "Mark always told u… https://t.co/bMGkT47dNf
Retweeted by Project IncludeThank you, Tracy! https://t.co/L0OIPjoqdB
6/3
2020
reddit https://t.co/QP5ERH205TFacebook https://t.co/A1yzEeRKZZUltimately every company will be held accountable for its actions. We are at a crisis point where our values are be… https://t.co/erCuiHrHrEMicrosoft folks, did some homework for you @Code2040 https://t.co/V0G223g6rY @projectincludehttps://t.co/jnzdLGovrW
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6/2
2020
One last thought---if you're not supporting orgs WITHIN your industry who are doing critical inclusion and pipeline… https://t.co/BuHBGQblFi
Retweeted by Project Include @KindSystems @Blklivesmatter @BBFounders @Code2040 @NAACP @BlackGirlsCode Thanks for the support and for including… https://t.co/pP1sKKrDFiIf you are wondering how to help, amplify voices especially the untold stories but better yet DONATE to… https://t.co/yyARnDF4rK
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6/1
2020
Thank you, @deldelp! Change won't happen until every part of the system is inclusive, equitable, and diverse. This… https://t.co/es8p5N7wk1
5/31
2020
Some that we know of (add yours to this list in the replies): @ReadySetInc @VayaConsulting @fearlessfuturehttps://t.co/ihu8H0G370Be a helper https://t.co/LXIMdOKPGd @LCRcircuit @ReadySetInc @VayaConsulting @fearlessfuture @FrameShiftLLC @paradigm @prdgm @humuinc Yes, thanks for the heads up!Now is a good time to weed out the racism in your culture and support your Black employees. Be proactive not reacti… https://t.co/QP322tDKCJWhile Twitter should have acted much earlier, this is a good first step of hopefully an ongoing journey. Hopefully… https://t.co/DmdkDvNLvFWhite folks: instead of lather, rinse & repeat your tweets for #GeorgeFloyd or about #AmyCooper, here are things yo… https://t.co/HbpnxbbTbn
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5/29
2020
When ethics aren't valued, CEOs prioritize inaction and complicity over truth and facts. And calling out another co… https://t.co/LsSvsLesbEhttps://t.co/J9E1S9I9dq
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5/28
2020
When you see something, do something.
5/27
2020
"The questions of what kind of world we want to be living in and who we want to be living in it are highlighted by… https://t.co/CmywRZBiNZ
5/26
2020
And how many were Black or brown? You are missing out if you wear race and gender blinders https://t.co/JMYjBAZUjn
5/22
2020
Zuckerberg wants Facebook "to be the most forward-leaning company on remote work on our scale" but is limiting work… https://t.co/xy4MYTHvNw
5/21
2020

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