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From "Dennis E. Hamilton" <dennis.hamil...@acm.org>
Subject RE: Encouraging More Women to Participate on Apache Projects?
Date Mon, 23 May 2016 15:16:19 GMT
Sharan,

You might find useful resources and contacts via <http://anitaborg.org/> as well.

 - Dennis

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sharan Foga [mailto:sharan.foga@gmail.com]
> Sent: Monday, May 23, 2016 03:45
> To: dev@community.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Encouraging More Women to Participate on Apache Projects?
> 
> Hi All
> 
> Just a quick update. I've sent out an email to the following groups so
> far:
> 
> - Pyladies
> - Phpladies
> - Women Who Code
> - Girls Who Code
> - Black Girls Code
> 
> I'll post any feedback I get. Also if anyone thinks of any other groups
> they'd like me to contact then please let me know.
> 
> Thanks
> Sharan
> 
> On 20/05/16 14:26, Sharan Foga wrote:
> > Thanks very much to everyone for their feedback and support.
> >
> > Rich - I will contact these groups to see what feedback and advice
> > they can give.
> >
> > Thanks
> > Sharan
> >
> > On 20/05/16 14:05, Rich Bowen wrote:
> >> I would suggest that the most constructive thing we could do would be
> to
> >> reach out to pyladies and phpwomen and other similar organizations
> >> and ask
> >> for recommendations and assistance in setting up a similar entity
> here.
> >> On May 19, 2016 11:18, "Sharan Foga" <sharan.foga@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >>> Hi All
> >>>
> >>> I'm interested in finding out how we could encourage more women to
> >>> participate on Apache projects. It's a discussion topic that came up
> >>> last
> >>> week while I was at Apachecon. My understanding is that we don't
> >>> have any
> >>> current strategies in place so I think it could be good to look at
> >>> gathering some ideas about how to tackle the problem and also hear
> >>> about
> >>> any lessons learned from any previous or similar strategies.
> >>>
> >>> What do people think?
> >>>
> >>> Thanks
> >>> Sharan
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >


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