fbpx

Engineer Inclusion

Author: Meagan Pollock

What are the most common Cognitive Biases?

By increasing our awareness and using tools and strategies for reducing the impact of cognitive biases, we can facilitate diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in our organizations. In this post, we break down 8 of the most common cognitive biases and provide a PDF download you can print or share.

Read More »
how to plan your feedback

How to Plan Feedback (By Prioritizing Inclusion)

Giving feedback is a skill; just like any skill, the more you practice, the better you will become! Preparing your feedback helps ensure we prioritize inclusive practices. Use this four-part checklist to craft self-efficacy-boosting feedback that promotes psychological safety and empowers others to reach their potential.

Read More »
empathic design and engineering careers nepris meagan pollock

Engineering Design and Careers: A conversation with students

Every once in a while, I am invited to speak to students through Nepris, now called Pathful Connect. Last month, I virtually spoke with a group of middle schoolers about engineering, design, and careers. We also talked about empathy! The students were fun and had great ideas. Watch the 45m recording.

Read More »

Compliance vs. Self-regulation

When creating equitable and inclusive workplaces, policies that attempt to force compliance aren’t effective, but rather creating a culture that nurtures self-regulation can drive positive change and meaningful results. In this post, I reflect on a required exercise to define my “house rules” for adoption and relate them to the workplace. 

Read More »
what is the hedgehog concept featured image

What is the Hedgehog Concept? (And how can it help you to Intentionally Engineer Inclusion™?)

If we want to Intentionally Engineer Inclusion™ and positively influence our organizations towards diversity, equity, inclusion (DEI) and belonging, we have to prioritize and take action. In this post, we describe the hedgehog map exercise and provide a series of prompts to help you identify the intersection of your passions, skills, and resources. Plus we offer a PDF download worksheet and additional resources for further reading. For when we find actions and make decisions from the greatest overlap of these three elements, we will have greater motivation, agency, and potential for impact.

Read More »
unbiasing nudges by engineer inclusion

Unbiasing Nudges

Prejudices, stereotypes and bias often operate in combination to influence your behavior. However, you can positively influence your behavior with our unbiasing nudges, a tool for modifying the environment in which you make decisions. In this post, we recommend a set of 4×2 nudges to unbias how we operate. Download a PDF handout/poster, and access a set of slides to use in your meetings as nudges for creating equitable and inclusive environments.

Read More »
What is the future of work? Talk Series

What is the future of work? A panel conversation on the ‘great resignation,’ ‘quiet quitting,’ and other workplace culture-driven trends

Over the last two years, we’ve witnessed several workplace trends like the Great Resignation and Quiet Quitting. Each of these is deeply tied to workplace culture. While recent data suggests the labor market is evening out, what is the future of work? Join us for a live discussion on 10/27 where our panel of experts will discuss trends related to workplace culture.

Read More »

About EI

We help people intentionally and systematically engineer equity and inclusion into their organizations: driving positive outcomes and effectively supporting employees and the community.

Explore More Content

Recent Q&A

Follow Us

Featured Content

Unraveling Bias in the Brain

Engineer Inclusion

Can we Keep in touch?

Join our mailing list

Search our website