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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 19:25:23 GMT
A better question is do you have reason to believe the board will object and if they do will
you as a member be satisfied?

Speaking as a member I would support such an activity. Unfortunately I don't have the time
to deliver on it, but I'd certainly spend time learning from it.

Ross

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Pierre Smits [mailto:pierre.smits@gmail.com]
> Sent: Friday, May 20, 2016 12:02 PM
> To: dev@community.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Encouraging More Women to Participate on Apache Projects?
> 
> Will the board consider it, is an appropriate question here?
> 
> Best regards,
> 
> Pierre Smits
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> On Fri, May 20, 2016 at 7:25 PM, Ross Gardler
> <Ross.Gardler@microsoft.com>
> wrote:
> 
> > 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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