Good Read | It's Not My Job to Fix Your Pipeline Problem

By Andreas 06 (Own work) [GFDL or CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

By Andreas 06 (Own work) [GFDL or CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

"It's Not My Job to Fix Your Pipeline Problem":

If organizations aren’t committing resources of some kind (manpower or money) to addressing the problem, I don’t believe they are actually interested in structural changes. My recruiting assistance may help my community get entry level positions, but the fundamental power dynamic within the organization won’t change. When they’re asking me for free advice without any incurring any additional costs, they demonstrate an interest in mitigating the risk of a negative press cycle, not in solving a problem.

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