September 2018 (perspective of an assistant professor)
This isn't a super-original idea, but it's still worth sharing.
I think it's important for anyone in any position of influence, authority, or power to think carefully about whether they're unintentionally putting up filters that make things unfair for people around them. The key word here is unintentional; even if you have the best intentions and don't purposely mean to exclude others, it can be really easy to put up unintentional filters.
Here are some examples off the top of my head:
I understand it's impossible to fully account for everyone's constraints, but it's still worth considering. Sometimes these constraints will inspire you to come up with creative solutions that benefit everyone (see universal design).
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Last modified: 2019-05-08