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From Rich Bowen <>
Subject Re: Diversity: How many disabled people are at Apache
Date Wed, 14 Dec 2016 21:18:57 GMT

On 12/14/2016 10:22 AM, Niclas Hedhman wrote:
> Rich,
> I know that diversity is sold as self-interest and that more diverse
> communities are (claimed to be, but I have not found any such reference to
> studies in software, but I can grant that) creating better products. I am
> not as ignorant as you may think. Take a look at ROSE[1]. "I would like a
> job in Technology" shows an incredible disparity between boys and girls in
> rich countries. One can ponder over that one alone for a long time...
> "Working with People rather than Things" will then make you wonder some
> more...
> Other people are devoting research careers to this topic, and I don't think
> the ASF has needed competence to do this properly.
> [1] Relevance of Science Education (ROSE) study, SjĂžberg & Schreiner 2010

I don't think you're ignorant at all. I know for a fact that you're not.
Which is why I'm actually taking the time to try to understand what your
perspective is on this.

Rich Bowen - - @rbowen - @apachecon

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