How Tackling Tech’s Diversity Challenges Can Spur Innovation

Computer scientist Nicki Washington spends much of her time talking with white and Asian men about how their identities influence their work.

Nicki Washington could be mistaken for a social scientist. Washington has long argued that computer scientists like her should better understand how their own identities affect their work. She joined Duke University in June 2020 and launched a groundbreaking course that analyzes how race, gender, and class influence the way technologies get developed. 

Full article from MIT Technology Review