SXSW 2022

Code Switching: Lifestyle or Necessary Evil?


Human nature or critical skill for navigating life (professional and otherwise) for minorities and POC? Take a deep dive into the art of code switching. Join host Deena McKay for a candid discussion on the effects of code switching, why it’s not always a bad thing and whether or not it’s still necessary.

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  1. Define code switching and how we use it in the workplace
  2. Understand why code switching isn’t bad and is actually a to do today
  3. Tips to code switch successfully in your workplace



Deena Mckay, Founder & Host, Black Tech Unplugged

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  • Event: SXSW
  • Format: Panel
  • Track: Culture
  • Track 2 Tech Industry
  • Level: Advanced

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