I²C is committed to diversity, equity, and providing a safe and productive mentoring experience that fosters open dialogue and the open expression of ideas, free of harassment, discrimination, and hostile conduct. I²C promotes equal opportunities and treatment for all participants, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, physical or mental ability, disability, physical appearance, ethnicity, religion, political affiliation, or nationality. All participants are expected to treat others with respect and consideration, keeping relationships free of discrimination, or harassment, maintaining professional and ethical conduct at all times during the mentorship relationship. Participants shall not disclose, share, duplicate or distribute each other’s personal information without consent. Requests for confidentiality shall be honored. Participants shall represent themselves honestly and disclose any potential conflicts of interest to their mentor/mentee. Exploitation of the relationship to seek an inappropriate advantage, financial or non-financial, is strictly forbidden. This includes solicitation of products or services as well as direct requests for or offers of employment.