Diverse Voices

Method Overview

Diverse Voices is a guideline for group evaluation, designed for those writing technical documents to be more inclusive in their writing styles and to avoid writing practices that don’t account for diversity.

Getting Started

Materials:  Diverse Voices guide

Participants: Team

Steps: (from the publicly available guide)

  1. Prepare the document you wish to evaluate
  2. Identify under-represented groups that are your audience
  3. Organize a group of experts that can accurately represent these under-represented groups
  4. Have these representatives examine and evaluate the document(s)
  5. Gather and synthesize feedback
  6. Provide feedback to document authors for iteration

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