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The fine art of not fitting in
It is a truth, universally acknowledged, that diverse teams produce better outcomes. But how do we make a diverse team inclusive? How do we make space for differences in thinking, and understanding on our teams. Through personal stories of an adult life in technology, queer theory, and practical examples that cost nothing to implement (they don’t even need policies!) this talk shows how you can make space in your team for difference. Simple things can make space so your teams are inclusive for all sorts of Diversity Bio: Out as Non-Binary GenderQueer for over 10 years, Dr. J has been bringing queer theory (with a slice of humour) into the tech space, building on Thoughtworks' dedication to inclusivity and intersectionality. A dynamic and capable workshop facilitator and presenter, combining a breadth and depth of knowledge with gravitas and warmth. Their passion? How you can do things better with just simple changes - bringing their Service Design thinking into the Diversity and Inclusion space. Website: https://www.thoughtworks.com/profiles/j-harrison

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