Why you should take this survey

This is a short survey intended to analyze the practice of caste, among people of South Asian ancestry, in US-based technology workplaces.

What is a U.S.-based technology company?
This is a technology company in the U.S. itself or a U.S.- based technology company operating out of another country. 

If you are a South Asian person, who works for a U.S.- based tech company, we encourage you to take this survey.  

This survey should take an estimated 6 minutes to complete. 

Please note that since this is an anonymized survey, your survey answers will not be traced back to you as an individual.

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* 1. Do you work for a US-headquartered technology company? This can be a technology company in the U.S. itself  or a U.S.- based technology company operating out of another country.

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* 2. In which country do you work?

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* 3. In which city and state you work? For example, you can answer Silicon Valley, CA or Bangalore, Karnataka

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* 4. What is the name of the company you work at?

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* 5. If you work in the US, What is your citizenship/immigration status in the US?

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* 6. How is your caste background best identified?

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* 7. What is your family's religious affiliation?

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* 8. Have you experienced caste-based discrimination in a U.S. - headquartered tech company? 

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* 9. If YES , what kind of caste-based discrimination did you face? Check all that apply. If you HAVE NOT experienced any caste-based workplace discrimination, please check "Have not experienced any caste-based workplace discrimination".

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* 10. Does your company explicitly list "Caste" as a category for workplace discrimination in its HR Policies?

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* 11. Have you ever reported caste-based workplace discrimination to HR?

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* 12. How satisfied were you with the outcome of the HR investigation?  If you did not go through a HR process, please check "Not Applicable"

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* 13. If applicable, do you have any comments regarding the HR process you went through?

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* 14. What obstacles did you face/do you anticipate facing in reporting caste-based discrimination to HR? Check all that apply.

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* 15. In your opinion, should private companies take steps to address caste-based discrimination in the workplace?

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* 16. If yes, what steps do you suggest private companies take to address caste-based workplace discrimination?

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* 17. Some suggest plans to legislate against caste-based workplace discrimination in the US. Would you support such efforts?

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* 18. Optional: Please explain why you would or wouldn't support such an effort

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* 19. Is there any thing else you would like to add? 

 
When you are finished, please press the done button and make sure you see the "Thank you for taking this survey" screen. We thank you for your time

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