May 25, 2023

66: Software Engineer Explains Discrimination at Work

Bias in tech is an all too common issue that affects individuals from diverse backgrounds. It can manifest in many forms, from unconscious biases to outright discrimination. This not only creates a hostile work environment but also hampers creativity and innovation within the industry. However, there are ways to overcome bias and create a more inclusive workplace.

In our latest episode, Rizel Scarlett and Samantha Bretous explores some of the most common types of bias in tech and how they impact individuals in the industry. We will also outline practical strategies that can be implemented to tackle these issues head-on and foster a culture of inclusivity within your organization.


  • 0:00 – 0:40 Intro
  • 0:40 – 2:25 A Black Women’s Experience When Dealing With Biases
  • 2:25 – 4:08 How Can Black Women Reduce Bias?
  • 4:08 – 5:12 How To Tell If You Have Any Biases?
  • 5:12 – 7:31 Why Is It Important For People To Be Aware Of Their Biases?
  • 7:31 – 9:11 How Can We Get More Black Women In Tech?
  • 9:15 – 10:38 Why Aren’t There Black Women At The Top Of The Ladder?
  • 10:38 – 13:25 How To Protect Yourself From Biases?
  • 13:24 – 13:32 Closing Remarks

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66: Software Engineer Explains Discrimination at Work


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