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From "Sharan Foga"<sha...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Draft Blog Post Re: Upcoming Committer Diversity Survey
Date Wed, 23 Nov 2016 21:14:38 GMT
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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