People with different perspectives, mindsets, characteristics are needed to build a sustainable and healthy community. The difference and mutual respect among people is the wealth of the community.
- A good article from R.J. Ely and D.A. Thomas (Harvard university): Cultural Diversity at Work: The Effects of Diversity Perspectives on Work Group Processes and Outcomes
- An article in the Scientific American (Springer Nature) about How Diversity Makes Us Smarter.
- A nice report from McKinsey & Company: Why diversity matters.
- Diversity in Tech, a beautiful graph with gender and ethnicity attributes, from the amazing crowd at Information is Beautiful.
- Gender and Tenure Diversity in GitHub Teams, B. Vasilescu, Daryl Posnett, Baishakhi Ray, Mark G.J. van den Brand, Alexander Serebrenik, Premkumar Devanbu, Vladimir Filkov, in Human Factors in Computing Systems (SIG-CHI), 2015.