Diversity Sauce highlights articles from the KIDMAP weekly newsletter and features interviews with producers and researchers focused on the importance of diverse, inclusive, and equitable content in all children's media.
36: The Serpent's Secret: Interview with author Sayantani Dasgupta
After a long layoff, we are back with an interview with Sayantani Dasgupta, author of the middle grade novel The Serpent's Secret!
35: Summer Catchup and DIYDoc Co-founder David Grandison
Amy and Kabir catchup on the summer, including the recent events in Charlottesville. Then, they are joined by entrepreneur and media producer David Grandison to chat about his brand new app DIYDoc.
34: Wonder Woman!
Amy and Kabir talk Wonder Woman (spoilers start at the 20 minute mark), the lead-up, sexist reviews, pressure, false risk with a female director. Then, they cover acts 1-3, the Steve Trevor character and gender equality. Finally, they say good-bye to Adam West and discuss the Black Panther trailer.
33: Diversity in Books and The New Victory Theater with Lindsey Buller Maliekel
Amy and Kabir discuss two articles related to the importance of Diverse Books. Then, a fantastic conversation with Lindsey Buller Maliekel on the incredible New Victory Theater in New York City.
32: Barbie's (missing) friend, Sesame's newest muppet, guest Lisa Radcliffe from PunkinFutz
Amy and Kabir chat about Becky, Barbie's friend with disabilities who has been discontinued and Julia, Sesame's newest muppet with autism. They are joined by guest Lisa Radcliffe from PunkinFutz whose mission is to build products to meet many physical and emotional needs.
30: Short Podcast, Big Announcements
Amy and Kabir share some exciting news about the future of DIA, the DIG Toolkit and the podcast!
Go See Hidden FIgures!
Great Article on Rogue One
A much needed podcast
This podcast is filling a much needed space and is a must listen for anyone interested in conscious app consumption.
The Weekly Spotlight with Diversity in Apps
There are many users and consumers of various types of digital media and technology. The Weekly Spotlight has begun to fill a void related to a socially, culturally and linguistically diverse world of people, policies and practices, and adds a refreshing and informative voice. Consumers and developers can benefit from this new resource. Bravo to Kabir and Amy, et. al.
My weekly fix for a thoughful insights on diversity in children's media
This new podcast series is a great way to keep up to speed with the latest news on diversity in the world of children's media, whether that is apps, tv, video games, or research. I especially enjoy the interviews with industry leaders and developers as they lend a unique perspective on the efforts to create more inclusive children's content.