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From Patricia Shanahan <p...@acm.org>
Subject Re: Encouraging More Women to Participate on Apache Projects?
Date Mon, 23 May 2016 13:36:22 GMT
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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