Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in SE
Lecture Date: Thursday, September 23
Cultural competence is incredibly important for software engineers.
When students enter the workforce without some exposure to non-technical issues, there is a greater chance that these new employees will view the status quo as acceptable, which could be problematic. What can we do to educate ourselves in justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion?
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