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Unconscious-Bias Training is Not Enough

Many tech companies, especially start-ups, have male-dominated work cultures that alienate rather than support women. In an attempt to combat this, some organizations offer unconscious-bias training. “Virtually every company I know of is deploying unconscious-bias training,” says Telle Whitney, CEO and president of the Anita Borg Institute (ABI). “It’s a fast and feel-good kind of training that helps you feel like you’re making a difference.” Just having these trainings, however, does not solve the problem. Companies must create initiatives and provide their employees with tools and resources if they are to see any real change.

Read the full Atlantic article.