Lately, a core focus of the technology industry has been building inclusive and diverse teams. Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) opportunities not only lie within internal teams but also apply externally to customers, vendors, and partners. Many tech companies are developing unique strategies to broaden their user base.
Members of the Forbes Technology Council discuss actionable steps leaders can take to actively reach a diverse audience. Patrick Emmons, Founder & CEO at DragonSpears, shares insight as to how leaders can look outward to cultivate an inclusive culture.
Emmons advises partnering with organizations that “create more opportunities for diversity and inclusion.” He mentions his involvement with a local organization in Chicago, i.c.stars, that works to “create more economic opportunities for underserved, disconnected young adults within the tech industry.” Partnerships are a great way to build inclusive networks that work together towards a common goal.
Read the full article ‘15 Strategies To Ensure Tech Products And Services Truly Serve A Diverse User Base.’