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From Ross Gardler <Ross.Gard...@microsoft.com>
Subject RE: Encouraging More Women to Participate on Apache Projects?
Date Fri, 20 May 2016 17:25:43 GMT
My point is that the Members *are* the foundation. The board are 9 the Members are 550+

Ross

> -----Original Message-----
> From: gchase@gmail.com [mailto:gchase@gmail.com] On Behalf Of Greg
> Chase
> Sent: Friday, May 20, 2016 10:20 AM
> To: dev@community.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Encouraging More Women to Participate on Apache Projects?
> 
> On Fri, May 20, 2016 at 10:12 AM, Ross Gardler
> <Ross.Gardler@microsoft.com>
> wrote:
> 
> > The board can consider it or the members can do it.
> >
> 
> Outreach is only meaningful at the individual and project level, yes.
> 
> Measurement, in aggregate, is something the Foundation could do if it wants
> to make this a central issue.
> 
> I don't think I'd even want to drill down the census by project level, however.
> That would not be beneficial.  Only providing aggregate numbers to remind
> people of the importance and benefit of diversity, and stimulate more of the
> meaningful individual and project outreach.
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