Achieving Gender Parity with Active Allyship with Denise Yu


June 2nd, 2020

45 mins 22 secs

Season 2

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About this Episode

Denise is a Senior Engineer at GitHub, a prolific speaker, as well as an author and illustrator.
In this episode, we dive deep into the role that gender plays in inclusion. What solutions can narrow the gap between men and women on engineering teams? Listen in as Wes and Denise break it down.
Wes’ Takeaways:
Gendered language matters
We have a responsibility as allies to speak out
Documentation and the Double Rooney Rule can help us narrow gendered gaps
Don’t correct people publicly on inclusion things