I always try to reach for humanity rather than mankind. Sometimes it’s a bit clunky — saying he and she or man and woman, but better than leaving people out. Chairperson seems to work fine (some people just use ‘chair’ but it sounds a bit impersonal :)) And in the UK we tend to say ‘fresher’ rather than freshmen so it could start a trend :)

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