I’m going to leave this here:
Language is one of the most powerful tools we have as humans. It binds us. Instructs us. When used well, it creates a common understanding.
And it’s essential for creating an environment where everyone feels welcome and included.
#An Incomplete Guide to Inclusive Language for Startups and Tech by Courtney Seiter #h/t Mawulom Nenonene
Slightly frightening to me that this obviously brilliant man instantly jumped past all the civil rights and equal opportunity legislation of the last sixty-one years of US history and suggested we should watch and track people’s ethnicity throughout the interview process?!?