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Archive of posts tagged: Diversity
Inclusion and Conference Governance

Inclusion and Conference Governance

Inclusiveness is not limited to gender and race. The more our community can limit bias in all its aspects, the more inclusive our community will be, and the more people will want to join it and stay. All of us, our research, and society will benefit.

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MICRO Diversity Survey

MICRO Diversity Survey

As part of the MICRO-50 business meeting, there was a session devoted to discussing diversity in MICRO and more broadly computer architecture conferences. One of the decisions the SC co-chairs made (in consultation with many members of the MICRO community) was to get...

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Follow-up from MICRO-50 Business Meeting

Follow-up from MICRO-50 Business Meeting

To all those who attended the MICRO business meeting diversity discussion and/or have followed it on this blog/twitter, we wanted to provide an update to the MICRO and broader computer architecture communities as to the next steps. First off, we want to thank everyone...

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SIGARCH Works to Improve Diversity

SIGARCH Works to Improve Diversity

I was proud to work with Margaret and many collaborators over a rollercoaster last few days to help enable the now famous diversity statement at MICRO-50. As a woman, this issue touches my life intimately, and as SIGARCH chair, I strive to use the platform entrusted...

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Statement on Diversity at MICRO-50

Statement on Diversity at MICRO-50

Several of us reached a “flashpoint” after  reading a SIGARCH blog post about gender diversity and then seeing aspects of the MICRO-50 conference program including an all-white-male panel entitled “Legends of MICRO.” We felt we needed to take public, visible action to...

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