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D&I Weekly News Round-Up: Equality, Bias and more

Welcome to the latest edition of our Diversity & Inclusion News Round-Up. Today we are talking about Girls in ICT Day, gender and racial discrimination in tech, a new and award-winning Fifa 21 advert and how a company successfully debiased its performance reviews.
Caroline Berns

Bias

We know that we cannot debias people - but we can debias systems and processes. Interesting article how a U.S. law firm took a close look at biases in its performance reviews, and how two simple changes ended up making a significant difference.

Equality in Tech

According to a new report from the career website Dice, the tech industry continues to battle with gender and racial discrimination. In a recent survey, 57% of the women working in tech responded that they had experienced gender discrimination (versus 10% of men), and 48% of the Black respondents had experienced racial discrimination (vs 9% of the White respondents).

Girls in ICT

The 22nd of April was the 10th anniversary of the International Girls in ICT Day. Here are four inspiring stories from girls and young women around the world, making a difference.

Diversity

Video game company EA Sports just released the latest (and award-winning) Fifa 21 advert - featuring Premier League star Hamza Choudhury and the Midnight Ramadan League. Please watch!

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