Welcome to our vibrant community! As professionals of color, we value inclusivity, respect, and collaboration. To ensure a positive and enriching experience for all members during online and in-person events, we adhere to the following Code of Conduct:

1. Inclusivity and Respect

  • Embrace diversity and inclusivity, respecting the unique perspectives and experiences of all community members.
  • Be mindful of language and actions, avoiding any form of discrimination, harassment, or offensive behavior.

2. Professionalism

  • Conduct yourself in a professional manner, both online and in person, upholding the reputation of our community.
  • Share insights and opinions constructively, fostering a culture of learning and growth.

3. Collaboration and Networking

  • Actively engage with fellow professionals, fostering a collaborative environment.
  • Respect others’ time during networking events and be open to sharing experiences and knowledge.

4. Privacy and Confidentiality

  • Respect the privacy and confidentiality of fellow community members.
  • Refrain from sharing sensitive information without proper consent.

5. Inclusive Language

  • Use inclusive language that promotes a welcoming and respectful atmosphere.
  • Avoid any language or behavior that may be considered offensive or exclusive.

6. Zero Tolerance for Harassment

  • Our community has zero tolerance for any form of harassment, including but not limited to verbal, physical, or online harassment.
  • Report any incidents promptly to community organizers for appropriate action.
  • Unacceptable behavior includes harassment, discrimination, sexual harassment, stalking, verbal or physical abuse, uninvited physical contact, bullying, intimidation, defamatory comments, disruptive behavior, promoting personal business interests, bribery, unlawful behavior, unwanted sexual attention (including inappropriate questions/comments of a sexual nature, making sexually explicit jokes etc.) 

    7. Compliance with Event Guidelines
  • Adhere to specific event guidelines provided by organizers for both online and in-person events.
  • Respect event schedules and guidelines to ensure a smooth and enjoyable experience for everyone.

8. Accountability

  • Take responsibility for your words and actions, recognizing the impact they may have on others.
  • Address any conflicts or concerns through respectful communication and seek resolution.

9. Supportive Environment

  • Foster a supportive environment by celebrating the achievements and contributions of all community members.
  • Offer assistance and guidance when appropriate, contributing to the growth of our collective professional network.

10. Continuous Improvement

  • Embrace a commitment to continuous improvement, providing feedback to organizers for enhancing future events.
  • Actively participate in creating a positive and empowering community atmosphere.

By participating in our community events, you agree to abide by this Code of Conduct. We appreciate your commitment to creating a respectful and inclusive space for all professionals of color.

Thank you for being an integral part of our community!