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The role of social media has been pivotal in pushing the boundaries of awareness and challenging inequality. When design fails to adequately represent diversity, products perpetuate exclusion. Recognizing and counteracting biases is crucial in fostering an environment where diversity is valued.
When diversity of thought, background, and experience is not adequately represented in the creation process (through inclusivity), the result is products that cater to a limited segment of society, inadvertently perpetuating exclusion.
Addressing the challenges of inclusivity requires a concerted effort to recognize and actively counteract biases. It involves creating spaces where diverse perspectives are integral to decision-making, going beyond tokenistic gestures of inclusion. Recognizing the problem and valuing diversity can drive innovation and creativity.
Addressing these challenges requires a concerted effort to recognize and actively counteract our biases. It involves creating spaces where diverse perspectives are not only heard but are integral to the decision-making process.