equity

EmpowHER: Implementing Sexual Harassment Guidance in the #MeToo Era

EmpowHER: Implementing Sexual Harassment Guidance in the #MeToo Era

In recent years, movements such as #MeToo and #TimesUp have created a louder, shared voice against sexual harassment and sexual violence. Functioning in many ways as a space for individuals to come forward and share all-too-painful experiences, often in the workplace, these movements have created a collective (albeit imperfect) space to do the work: to understand individual and shared experience, to hold those who have done and are doing harm publicly accountable for their actions, and to collect, create, and disseminate resources to create change. While the impact of these moments is different for each of us, for me personally,
Data Management: Gateway or Gatekeeper to Equity and Validity?

Data Management: Gateway or Gatekeeper to Equity and Validity?

Data collection is based on what we ask, what is of interest to us, and what we deem to be important and worthy of knowing. This is all determined by who we are, where we sit, what we value, and how we see the world. "Our biases remove our ability to be neutral, and we can't claim that what we collect is representative of the full truth (or even the most important truth)."