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Diversity in Tech

BRIDGING THE DIGITAL INEQUALITY GAP

Event Speakers

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Evanna Hu

Evanna is the Chair or Re:Coded’s Board of Directors and CEO at Omelas, a cutting edge technology company that provides the real-time, online information environment pertaining to security and influence threats.

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Manisha Mehrotra

Manisha is the Head of Diversity and Inclusion for Europe Middle East and Africa at Bloomberg L.P. She is motivated by the belief that DEI operates as a business driver, fostering cohesive and inclusive environments that accelerate innovation and sustainable growth.

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Pooja Malpani

Pooja is the Head of Engineering for Bloomberg Media, where she is responsible for web and native mobile applications and supporting systems that deliver market-moving news, data, audio and video to Bloomberg’s consumer audience.

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Diversity is smart business and the numbers are there to back it up. Businesses that strive to hire employees with diverse ethnic backgrounds are 33% more likely to outperform and research shows a 59.1% increase in creativity within a diverse company. Yet, we still don’t see much diversity in leadership positions and female participation is low in many countries. How might we shift from theory to practice so diversity is no longer a CSR project, but just smart business? How might individuals and businesses push the conversation forward and bring their diversity in to play as a strength?

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Diversity is smart business and the numbers are there to back it up. Businesses that strive to hire employees with diverse ethnic backgrounds are 33% more likely to outperform and research shows a 59.1% increase in creativity within a diverse company. Yet, we still don’t see much diversity in leadership positions and female participation is low in many countries. How might we shift from theory to practice so diversity is no longer a CSR project, but just smart business? How might individuals and businesses push the conversation forward and bring their diversity in to play as a strength?

Overview of Topics

We need to admit our own biases

Diversity is about more than what meets the eye

Use business-oriented arguments when moral ones fail

Different tactics are needed to tackle overt and covert discrimination

Diversity isn’t just about encouraging people to join; it’s also about making them want to stay

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