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Approaches to diverse innovation

In this video you will hear Adiba and Nathan discussing examples of companies that are promoting diverse innovation. Adiba advises that the burden of responsibility to advance equality in organisations …

Exploring diverse innovation

In this video you’ll hear Adiba, Nathan and Alex talking about what diverse innovation means to them, and why it matters. For Adiba, diverse innovation is about including people who …

Welcome to week 2

Welcome to week 2! This week you will learn about how identity and context play a role in diverse innovation. In the first activity, we will explore perceptions of race, …

Amplifying voices

In this activity, we’ll be exploring how to amplify voices – in other words, how to raise awareness and celebrate the successes of those you are trying to champion, either …

Welcome to the course

Welcome! Thank you for choosing to join us on the final course in this Expert Track. Now you’ve delved into anti-racism and gender inclusion in technology, we’re looking forward to …

How can companies be accountable?

In this video, Nathan and Adiba discuss some ideas about how companies can hold themselves accountable for their products, services and practices. Nathan emphasises the importance of accountability partners – …

The importance of transparency

In this video Alex, Adiba and Nathan discuss the importance of transparency when developing products, services, and work cultures. Alex talks about designing in the open, which allows you to …

Welcome to week 3

Welcome to the final week of this course, and of the whole Expert Track. This week we’ll start by exploring the role of transparency in supporting diverse innovation, and you …

The limitations of diversity and inclusion

In this video, Mark explains the importance of participation in genuinely embedding diversity and inclusion in organisations. He draws on Vernā Myers’ statement: “Diversity is being invited to the party. …

The importance of trust in innovation

“People have been screaming about their feelings for years because of the experiences they’ve had, and what people want to feel is not a new technology solution; they just want …

Listening to people and communities

In this video, Nathan and Alex discuss the importance of listening to employees and communities and bringing cultural sensitivity to your work. Nathan shares approaches that facilitate listening: Integrated impact …

Case study: Immersive Afrobeats

In this video you will hear about Adiba’s project Immersive Afrobeats – an interactive DJ Livestream exploring themes of afro-futurism, isolation and augmented reality via Instagram filters. What aspects of …

Diverse work cultures

In the last activity, we explored perceptions of identity, behaviours that relate to identity and how terminology matters when talking about race. Now, we’re going to bring that thinking to …

Impacts of not supporting diverse innovation

In this video Adiba, Nathan and Alex discuss how products can fail if they do not consider diverse audiences and their different needs. They give examples of mistakes including not …

Behaviours that support diverse innovation

‘Diversity fosters creativity. We need to generate the best ideas from our people in all levels of the company and incorporate them into our business practices.’ –Frédéric Rozé, chief executive …