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From Sally Khudairi ...@apache.org>
Subject Re: KAM is not drunk was Re: Wristbands instead of stickers?
Date Thu, 10 Aug 2017 15:38:18 GMT
To reiterate, I support you. And the effort.

I can pay for bracelets/stickers/t-shirts/*, and will be happy to help
you publish the blog post.

Cheers,
Sally

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The Apache Software Foundation

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Skype sallykhudairi

On Thu, Aug 10, 2017, at 11:28, Kevin A. McGrail wrote:
> On 8/10/2017 9:55 AM, Myrle Krantz wrote:
> >> I'll personally pay for a batch that says Code Like a Girl. Myrle if you have
ideas of something pithier that is broader, I am game.  Compute Like a Girl?
> > That's awesome of you Kevin!
> >
> > Be sure to credit Cornelia Davis -- she was the one handing them out
> > at SpringOne.  I don't think they were her idea, since it wasn't a
> > Pivotal logo, but she was handing them out because it's important to
> > her.
> >
> > How about "Commit Like A Girl" ? You're right that "Code Like A Girl"
> > isn't broad enough for Apache.
> >
> Roger about Cornelia Davis.  I've reached out to her.  Code like a Girl 
> might be a specific program / NPO that I don't want to step on.
> 
> Commit like a girl sounds might be thought of like a date/couple 
> commitment thing.
> 
> But as I wrote SK, the "like a girl" is purposeful and I want that 
> spirit to remain. Yes, it's a dig and it's a direct response to the 
> treatise on women being unfit biologically for the tech field written by 
> the now fired Google employee.
> 
> Tech like a Girl
> 
> do IT like a girl
> 
> Sally, I mentioned a PR but that might be too much of a dig to do 
> officially.  A blog post stating the ASF support of women in technology 
> might be better especially since I have zero problem offending anyone 
> offended by the concept that women are not biologically incapable of 
> tech work.  Far as I'm concerned it's like bug spray if they decide to 
> avoid me, all the better.  So yeah, perhaps I should write a blog post.  
> Likely better if a woman writes it.  But I'm happy to push the idea and 
> use the bracelets and push them.
> 
> So thoughts on the exact slogan and we'll get the bracelets ordered?  
> I'll drop the idea of a PR and I'll pay for them if there isn't 
> budget/support otherwise.
> 
> Regards,KAM
> 
> -- 
> Kevin A. McGrail
> Asst. Treasurer & VP Fundraising, Apache Software Foundation
> Chair Emeritus Apache SpamAssassin Project
> 

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