The panel discussion explored how to be an active LGBTQIA+ ally, uncovering the challenges, prejudices and unconscious bias facing the LGBTQIA+ community. In an empowering discussion to acknowledge that even the technology world is progressive, there is still more work to be done to create a truly inclusive workplace.
Discussion points included:
What is an ally?
What is allyship?
The importance of self-reflection
How to embrace challenging conversations
How to become an impactful ally
The foundations of being an ally and self-education