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From Noah Slater <nsla...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Draft Blog Post Re: Upcoming Committer Diversity Survey
Date Wed, 23 Nov 2016 22:13:39 GMT
Awesome! Thanks!

On Wed, 23 Nov 2016 at 22:14 Sharan Foga <sharan@apache.org> wrote:

> Hi Noah
>
> Thanks for the feedback. I will publish the blog post today, and yes
> please feel free to tweet about it. The LDAP access for the survey has been
> setup and I'm just doing some final testing on it.
>
> Thanks
> Sharan
>
> On 2016-11-23 15:52 (+0100), Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:
> > Awesome work! Thanks Sharan!
> >
> > When will this go out?
> >
> > Do you mind me tweeting about being excited about the survey before the
> > blog post goes out? (i.e. right now)
> >
> > On Wed, 23 Nov 2016 at 11:35 Sharan Foga <sharan@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> > > Hi All
> > >
> > > I've updated the proposed blog post to make this a ComDev initiative
> and
> > > the updated blog link is here
> > >
> > >
> > >
> https://blogs.apache.org/roller-ui/authoring/preview/comdev/?previewEntry=the_apache_community_development_team
> > >
> > > Once again, for those without access to roller, I've included the
> updated
> > > text at the bottom of this message.
> > >
> > > Thanks
> > > Sharan
> > >
> > > ----------------------------
> > >
> > > The Apache Community Development Team Prepares to Send Out its First
> > > Diversity Survey
> > >
> > > Over the next few weeks the Apache Community Development team will be
> > > sending out and running its first ever Apache Software Foundation
> Committer
> > > Diversity Survey. The committer group was selected because they are a
> > > significant number of people that are linked to every Apache project.
> > > (NOTE: The ASF currently has 5861 committers across 295 projects.)
> > >
> > > Although there are many aspects to diversity including socio-economic,
> > > disability and education etc which may be addressed in future surveys,
> this
> > > initial survey will focus on the three broad areas of age, gender and
> > > ethnicity. It will also try to capture information about why people
> > > contribute to Apache projects. To ensure the confidentiality and
> privacy of
> > > the respondents, the survey will be anonymous and completely voluntary.
> > >
> > > Why capture this information?
> > > Many organisations are wanting to find out how effective they are at
> > > attracting a diverse range of people. The Apache Software Foundation
> > > promotes open, community focussed projects that are welcoming to all,
> yet
> > > have not collected any information to support this. This survey will
> be an
> > > opportunity to capture this information.
> > >
> > > The survey results will be used to generate consolidated and aggregated
> > > statistics for the Apache Community Development team and the Apache
> > > Software Foundation. These details may be published and made publicly
> > > available.
> > >
> > > When will the survey results be published?
> > > The survey will be run over a two week period and once complete an
> > > additional week will be required to consolidate the responses into
> > > statistics. Survey results will be announced on the committers and
> > > community development mailing lists.
> > >
> > >
> > > On 2016-11-23 11:05 (+0100), Sharan F <sharan@apache.org> wrote:
> > > > Hi Betrand
> > > >
> > > > Thanks for the feedback and clarification. I'll update it to
> highlight
> > > > it as a comdev initiative.
> > > >
> > > > Thanks
> > > > Sharan
> > > >
> > > > On 23/11/16 10:14, Bertrand Delacretaz wrote:
> > > > > Hi Sharan,
> > > > >
> > > > > On Mon, Nov 21, 2016 at 2:57 PM, Sharan Foga <sharan@apache.org>
> > > wrote:
> > > > >> ...The Apache Software Foundation Prepares to Send Out its First
> > > Diversity Survey...
> > > > > I would prefer mentioning "The Community Development team (or PMC)
> of
> > > > > the ASF" as the source of this, as it's really a comdev initiative
> so
> > > > > far. Foundation-wide things are driven by the Board or our Press
> team.
> > > > >
> > > > > -Bertrand
> > > > >
> > > > >
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