DEI Tip of the Month: Brought to You by Humanidei + O'Rourke

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Words matter. Watch where gender-biased language may enter your conversations or even your policies. Expressions like “you guys” may seem harmless but can send exclusive messages to anyone who does not identify with the male gender. Job postings that indicate what qualifications a candidate should have by using the pronoun “he” or “he/she” also send messages about what are accepted genders at your organization. Here are  some examples of alternative language that is more inclusive in conversation and in documents: you all, everyone, he/she/they, the individual.

DEI Tip of the Month brought to you by Humanidei + O'Rourke.

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