Inclusive Speaker Orientation

Inclusive Speaker Orientation (LFC101)

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.

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Course Overview

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.

Module 1: Diversity, Inclusion and Unconscious Bias
Module 2: Forms of Unconscious Bias
Module 3: Inclusive Speaking and Presenting

Course Details

Length: 5 weeks

Effort: 4 hours per week

Level: Beginner

Price: Free (certificate optional)