Talk on Technology for Diversity and Inclusion at IIIT Bengaluru

Rohini LakshanĂ©, Director (Emerging Research) at The Bachchao Project, delivered a talk on “Designing technology for diversity and inclusion” at the International Institute of Information Technology, Bengaluru on January 17, 2018.

The talk covered the fundamentals of designing technology that encompasses the diversity among its intended users and includes those users with their active participation. Rohini also acquainted the audience with the “Manual for building technology for diversity and inclusion” authored by her, Chinmayi S.K. (Founder, The Bachchao Project) and Willow Brough. The manual is licensed and available for free at: https://github.com/thebachchaoproject/Manual-to-build-tech-for-diversity-and-Inclusion/blob/master/BuildingTechforDiversityandInclusion101.pdf

Slide deck: Designing tech for diversity and inclusion

The Bachchao Project is a community effort to develop and support open source technologies and technical frameworks with the goals of mitigating gender-based violence and working towards equitable rights for women and LGBTQIA groups.

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