Open Tech Pledge is a community born from a need for people of marginalized identities in the tech-related community to have a space to:

We are here to support:

Who is Invited?

We welcome members across all nationalities, races, religions, ages, or other characteristics that make each of us unique.

However, we do not tolerate intolerance of marginalized groups. For more details on this subject, please refer to Karl Popper’s Paradox of Tolerance.

Open Tech Pledge is a Safe Space.

Open Tech Pledge is a Safe Space. What does this mean?

We believe that a safe space is a place where everyone has the ability to let their guard down. It is tiring to keep up defenses all the time when you just want to kick back, relax, and be your authentic self.

We can find strength in diversity. Different people have their own perspectives on issues, and that can be valuable for solving problems or generating new ideas. Being unable to understand why someone holds a viewpoint doesn't mean that they're wrong.