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Parallel Session 2b: Cultivating Diversity in Culture within Publishing Houses

Thu Sep 12/ 11:35 AM - 12:20 PM
Scholarly Communication is a global and complex industry with the potential to involve individuals from different background, with differing abilities, with a multitude of circumstances. How can we move from thinking about diversity and inclusivity to developing a truly diverse culture? How can we combat our biases and preconceived notions based on where people and publications come from, what they look like, and their individual circumstances. This session will discuss the geo-spatial bias that affects the reception of publications from the Global South. It will detail misconceptions about working with people of different abilities and different life circumstances such as pregnancy and parenting.