Who is this for: Founders, CEOs, C-level are principal signers.

Board members and employees are secondary signers. They support the principal signers.

Employees can sign the pledge without a principal signer in order to kickstart our outreach to your company to sign this pledge.

Check-in every 6 months to get the latest updates and assist on getting to completing the Open Tech Pledge. By signing the Open Tech Pledge, you are ensuring your organization will take actions to have marginalized representation at the top. At the 2 year mark, your organization must meet the below minimum seats of marginalized persons having C-Level positions and sitting on the board. Please note: It's important to also have LGBTQ+ folks and folks with Disabilities in C-Level positions and sitting on the board.

Women and Gender Expansive, and/or those otherwise affected by systematic oppression in their place of living and working: 4 or less board members = minimum of 1 seat 5 board members = minimum of 2 seats 6 to 9 board members = minimum of 3 seats 10 or more board members = 40% of seats

BIPOC, Hispanic, Middle Eastern, Asian, and/or those otherwise affected by systemic oppression in their place of living and working: 4 or less board members = minimum of 1 seat 5 board members = minimum of 2 seats 6 to 9 board members = minimum of 3 seats 10 or more board members = 40% of seats

Expectations after the pledge:

Within six months we require a virtual check-in that will ask for an update.

After 1 year:

Over time:

Disclaimer: We are not legal professionals and only hope to provide a framework outside of any legal process. We are engineers and consultants that are speaking on building a positive work environment.