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From Sharan Foga <sharan.f...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Encouraging More Women to Participate on Apache Projects?
Date Mon, 23 May 2016 13:41:02 GMT
Thanks Patricia. I'll take a look and contact some more groups.

Thanks
Sharan

On 23/05/16 15:36, Patricia Shanahan wrote:
> Systers, http://anitaborg.org/get-involved/systers/
>
> More generally, the Wikipedia article on "Women in Computing", 
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Women_in_computing, has some possible 
> resources.
>
> On 5/23/2016 3:45 AM, Sharan Foga wrote:
>> 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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