Addressing Diversity in Austin Tech

At the end of September, I had the opportunity to participate in the Diversity In The Startup and Tech Industry Summit hosted by the University of Texas Herb Kelleher Center for Entrepreneurship, Growth and Renewal. I was part of a panel moderated by Preston James II with Barbary Brunner of Austin Technology Council, Charlie Jackson … Continued

The Complication of Amplification

If you’re at all invested in diversity and inclusion, you’ve no doubt heard about “amplification.” Coined by a group of White House staffers, amplification is way for women to support each other and be heard in the workplace. Essentially, if a woman pitches an idea and is steamrolled, another woman will pitch the idea again … Continued

Back To School: Reflections on the APLU Diversity Panel

Last Monday, I was invited to participate in a panel called “Leadership Development for a More Diverse and Capable Leadership Pool” at the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities Annual Meeting. The panel was moderated by Peter K. Dorhout from Kansas State University and my fellow panelists were April Mason, a provost at KSU, and … Continued