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Culturally Competent Computer Scientists with Dr. Nicki Washington

Culturally Competent Computer Scientists with Dr. Nicki Washington

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In this episode, we talk to Dr. Nicki Washington, a Professor of the Practice of Computer Science at Duke University. She shares her insights on how identity and cultural competence affect the computing disciplines, from education to industry, and why they are essential for developing inclusive and ethical technologies. We also discuss her courseware which explores the diversity challenges in computer science and the effects that this lack of inclusion has on technology and technologists. Tune in to learn more about Dr. Washington’s journey in tech and her vision for a more culturally competent computer science field.

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