humans of code
we promote and support
diversity && inclusion && mental-health
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We are a Glasgow-based non-profit organisation, focusing on diversity, inclusion and mental wellbeing within the tech industry. We aim to do this by hosting monthly meet-ups, offering a range of technical and non-technical talks, collaborative workshops and study groups, within a safe and inclusive environment.
Whether you are a career-changer, recent graduate, or mid/senior level. We can all learn from and support each other through peer-to-peer mentoring.
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Mini Series Part 3 - In this final post Chelsea shares her own personal experiences dealing with inclusion within the workplace and some really useful advice, particularly for an employers reading this, please do check this out and a big thank you once again for sharing this with the community Chelsea! 🙌🏽#community #thankyou #inclusion #inclusionweekhttps://www.humansofcode.org/wellbeing/what-inclusion-means-to-me/
Mini series part 2 - Its amazing how the words 'diversity & inclusion' get thrown around a lot as "buzz-words". Yes, they may be used in this way for employers to position themselves well, but what would your employer say if they were put on the spot and asked about how they deliver in diversity and inclusion, whats their contribution? What would the HR paper trail from 'employee leavers' really tell us?/Curious? Please read on! 🤓👇🏻https://www.humansofcode.org/wellbeing/what-are-the-benefits-of-having-an-inclusive-environment/
National Inclusion Week - to round up this wonderful week celebrating everyday inclusion in all its forms we have a three part mini series from one of our guest bloggers Chelsea Douglas! From everyone at humans of code and the wider community, thank you for sharing this with us Chelsea 🤗 Check it out people! 🙌🏽👇🏻https://www.humansofcode.org/wellbeing/national-inclusion-week-mini-series-1-what-is-diversity-inclusion/
In the first blog in this series on Imposter Syndrome, a fictional story was told about a person who felt like an imposter in their workplace. In the second blog there was an overview of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and why it’s the method of choice for counsellors and life coaches who are working on issues that stem from our thoughts. Pop back and have a read if you need a refresher....https://www.humansofcode.org/wellbeing/managing-the-imposter/
In the first blog in this series on Imposter Syndrome, a fictional story was told about a person who felt like an imposter in their workplace. In this second blog we will look in more detail at Imposter Syndrome and what it can look like in reality. So, what exactly is Imposter Syndrome? Psychologists describe Imposter Syndrome as an individual doubting their own skills, talents and accomplishments despite evidence to the contrary....https://www.humansofcode.org/wellbeing/what-just-happened/
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