Improving diversity, equity, and inclusion at IG

Hi all! I’d really like to do some work to make IG a more welcoming space across the board, and in particular to take some affirmative steps towards ensuring that people who might have felted excluded from “maker spaces” in the past know that they are welcome here! I think we can not only strengthen our own organization by doing this, but maybe also serve as a force for good in the larger community.

Here are some notes I took at a Nation of Makers virtual meeting a while back that might be an interesting read:

I’ll follow up with some of my own suggestions. But first, does anyone else have thoughts or ideas they’d like to share?