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DEI Resources

Here are tools and resources for establishing a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment.

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Implicit Assessment Test (Harvard)
National Center for Cultural Competence (NCCC, Georgetown)
National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Healthcare
Diversity, equity, and inclusion
Racial equity
Dr. Ibram X. Kendi: The Difference Between Being Not Racist and Being Anti-racist (TED Interview, June 2020)
Anti-Racism Beginner’s Guide (Google doc compiled by A. Dasgupta, New York, N,Y,, June 2020)
Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity at OSU
Getting to Equal: The Disability Inclusion Advantage (research report produced jointly by AAPD & Disability:IN)
APSE – The Association of People Supporting Employment First (employment resources and certification opportunities)
Inclusive Internship Program: How-to Guide (Dept. of Labor)
Building an Inclusive Workforce: A Four-Step Guide (Dept. of Labor)

Speaker Sources (devoted to promoting diversity)

500 Queer Scientists
Experts of Color Network Directory
Gage: 500 Women Scientists
Gender Avenger
Women Present
Women Talk Design
Women Who Keynote

Image Sources (devoted to combatting stereotypes)

Getty Images "Lean In Collection"
HuffPost Asian Stock Photos
Women of Color in Tech

Terminology (to use v. not use)

Everyday Terms
LGBT+ Terms
Transgender Terms
Racial Terms

Understanding Our Brains and Our Biases (e.g., bias's role in cognitive function)


Blind Spot: Hidden Biases of Good People by Mahzarin Banaji and Anthony Greenwald
The Blindspots Between Us: How to Overcome Unconscious Cognitive Bias and Build Better Relationships by Gleb Tsipursky
The Hidden Brain: How Our Unconscious Minds Elect Presidents, Control Markets, Wage Wars, and Save Our Lives by Shankar Vedantam
Invisible Influence: The Hidden Forces that Shape Behavior by Jonah Berger
Judgment Under Uncertainty: Heuristics and Biases by Daniel Kahneman, Paul Slovic, & Amos Tversky
Mistakes Were Made (but Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts by Carol Tavris & Elliot Aronson
Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do by Jennifer Eberhardt
Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell
How To Be An Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
So You Want To Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo
The Memo by Minda Harts
We Are Everywhere: Protest, Power, and Pride in the History of Queer Liberation by Matthew Riemer and Leighton Brown
The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion by Jonathan Haidt
The Scout Mindset: Why Some People See Things Clearly and Others Don't by Julia Galef
Thinking, Fast and Slow (& papers) by Daniel Kahneman


State of Science on Unconscious Bias
Misconceptions, Misinformation, and the Logic of Identity-Protective Cognition (& other papers) by Dan Kahan
Achieving Health Equity
Unequal Treatment
Cognitive Bias: Recognizing and managing our unconscious biases

TED/TEDx Talks

Kristin Pressner: Are You Biased? I Am. (TEDxBasel, May 2016)
Melanie Funchess: Implicit Bias -- how it effects us and how we push through (TEDxFlourCity, Oct 2014)
Denise Hernandez: Unpacking and Transforming Your Biases For A Better Community (TEDxSanAntonio, Apr 2016)
Kori Carew: Just Belonging - Finding the Courage to Interrupt Bias (TEDxYouth@KC, Mar 2018)
Valerie Alexander: How to Outsmart Your Own Unconscious Bias (TEDxPasadena, Oct 2018)


You Are Not So Smart Podcast
Hidden Brain Podcast
All In The Mind Podcast

Gifted Youth

Equity books and resources pertaining to youth by Gail Thompson
Cornell University’s ACT (Assets Coming Together) for Youth Center for Community Action

Universal Design (Ensuring Accessibility for All)