The DEI Spotlight is a monthly forum in the SEAONC Post in partnership with the SEAONC Structural Engineering Engagement and Equity (SE3) Committee to engage our members in the mission of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in the structural engineering profession.
This month we’d like to bring attention to the recent attacks targeting Asian American seniors in the Bay Area. The Airbnb Asian@ Employee Resource Group (ERG) compiled an excellent resource list for allyship and fighting anti-Asian discrimination.
For further reading on anti-Asian racism and discrimination:
An interesting article about the Model Minority Myth and its influence on the apparent lack of Asian leadership in American corporate culture. Those firms that are missing out on the value of Asian leadership may have been allowing biased performance reviews to thwart advancement; this article from Harvard Business Review identifies this subtle issue with performance evaluations and how to make them less biased.
SEAONC SE3 Committee
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Group
The SEAONC SE3 Monthly DEI spotlight is a forum to engage our members and share resources relating to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the structural engineering profession.
You can also find the DEI Spotlight each month SEAONC Post Newsletter!