DSI Reflecting on Summer 2022’s Community Design for Leaders Course

by Nazlı Cangönül

“Cass is a text-based communication outlet for women dealing with sexism at work in theır early careers. It activates a more constructive self- reflection process in response to sexist incidents.”

Thesis Paper: (PDF)

Sexism is one of the major barriers for women’s advancement in their careers. Self-reflection is the first and leading step to influence responses to sexist incidents, and can overcome confusion,self-doubt and fear of confrontation. Cass is a text based self-reflection tool that generates a tangible conversation, deliberately building trust in the contemplation process.

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