DiveRSE Keynote announced: Mary Ann Leung, PhD. on “Normalizing inclusion by embracing difference”

Posted by j.laird on 16 March 2022 - 2:00pm
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DiveRSE is a new talk series looking at diversity, equity and inclusion in the Research Software Engineering (RSE) community. Mary Ann Leung, Ph.D., Founder and President of the Sustainable Horizons Institute, will be the inaugural speaker in the DiveRSE series.

The talk will take place on Tuesday 22nd March, 16:00 UTCSee the full event details and register here.

The series runs from March 2022 and is linked to the “Vive la différence - research software engineers” workshop being hosted at the Lorentz Centre in The Netherlands in April 2022.

The keynote talk explores what it takes to achieve equity, diversity, inclusion (EDI) and justice, equity, diversity, inclusion (JEDI) and how reframing this within RSE could increase innovation and developer productivity. It will also consider how cultivating respect and embracing difference could help to normalise inclusion.

Following the talk, there will be a chance to join a facilitated discussion in breakout rooms providing an excellent opportunity to chat with Research Software Engineers and researchers from around the world.

This talk is being co-hosted with and supported by the Society of Research Software EngineeringMore information about the event can be found at https://diverse-rse.github.io/events/2022-03-22.

Register for the event and you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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