Inclusive Speaker Orientation

Created in collaboration with the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT), this orientation course is designed to provide you with essential background knowledge and practical skills to promote inclusivity in presentations, messaging and other communications.

Audience

This course is universally applicable.

Prerequisites

None.

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Course Description

The Inclusive Speaker Orientation course is a collaboration between The Linux Foundation and the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT). The course contains three short modules designed to provide an essential background knowledge and practical skills to promote inclusivity in presentations, messaging and other communications. Module one will familiarize you with the facts about diversity in tech, the importance of diversity for innovation, and the basics of unconscious and societal bias. Module two will teach you how to recognize the different ways unconscious bias presents itself in technical environments. And module three applies this research-based content to the challenge of becoming a more inclusive speaker - with practical tips, tools, and examples you can use right away.

Why Train With The Linux Foundation

The Linux Foundation is the go-to source for training on virtually every aspect of Linux and many other open source technologies. Here are a few things that make us the right choice to be your training partner:

  1. We are the non-profit organization that, hosts Linux and many other open source projects, employs Linux creator Linus Torvalds and hosts kernel.org (where all Linux kernel updates are released).
  2. Being so close to the kernel, we are constantly updating our training to ensure that we are teaching you the most up-to-date information. Linux Foundation Training is unique in that all our training courses are designed to work on all major Linux distributions (including RedHat, Ubuntu and SUSE).
  3. We don't sell any software or support services so there's no hidden sales agenda in our material. Our only goal is to help you learn the material.
  4. When you train with The Linux Foundation, you're learning from instructors who are comfortable across all major Linux distributions and can answer student questions regardless of the distribution you're using for the class. You are truly learning from the experts.

Our Training Options

  • Corporate On-Site

    All our instructor-led courses can be delivered at your office for private, on-site training. Contact us for more information.

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  • Virtual

    These live, instructor-led sessions are delivered over screenshare with phone audio, if needed. Classes typically run from 9am-5pm US Central unless otherwise stated.

  • Classroom

    Our classroom courses are delivered in conveniently located training centers by an expert instructor. Please check the specific course date for exact location, duration, and start time.