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Saturday, July 2 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Empathetic Diversity Chat

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Maybe you're that one person in your gaming group who is always pointing out the lack of racially diverse characters in that one show you all like. Maybe you are the DM who is accused of being homophobic, though you're not sure exactly how that happened, or quite what to do. Whether you are a frustrated advocate or flabbergasted, confused or accused, or even if you'd just like to learn more, let's have a chat! Learn to give and receive diversity information with empathy and an open mind. Learn how nerds have an edge in this area and what we can do to hone our skills to an even finer point!

Sched Panelists
avatar for Roget Ratchford

Roget Ratchford

Owner / Principal Engineer, Rose Eye Photography / Aperia Technologies
"Mechanical Engineer by day, body painter by night" has been the tagline on my various online profiles for over 15 years (gosh, how has it been so long!?) During my time as both, I have had the pleasure to interact with some of the most interesting humans I have ever met in my... Read More →

Saturday July 2, 2016 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
Ross Island