Support Your Initiatives: Get buy-in and administrative support for your efforts

Actionable Steps and Practices

  1. Focus on changing the system, rather than changing the students to fit the existing system.
  2. Gain support from colleagues.
  3. Use data to raise awareness and motivate change.
  4. Educate yourself and your colleagues about unconscious bias, stereotype threat, and sexism, and learn to identify and respond to common misunderstandings about underrepresentation in computing.

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