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From Griselda Cuevas <g...@google.com.INVALID>
Subject Re: on "meritocracy"
Date Tue, 02 Apr 2019 17:27:17 GMT
I don't know why I missed Mark's email, it appeared in a different thread
in my Gmail.

I will take your suggestions Mark and embed them into a proposal in the new
Jira board.

Thank you!!! This is inspiring, motivating and amazing.

On Sun, Mar 31, 2019, 12:59 PM Mark Thomas <markt@apache.org> wrote:

> I asked the D&I folks at $dayjob for some advice / suggestions and got
> back the following:
>
> 1. Mozilla have been doing some work in this area. It was suggested we
> reach out to them to get the benefit of their experience. Anyone have
> any contacts there?
>
> 2. Mozilla joined https://womensleadership.stanford.edu/corporate as
> part of their program.
>
> 3. Consider sending folks to relevant conferences e.g.
> http://www.womentransformingtechnology.com/
>
> 4. Creating a vision for inclusion
>
> 5. Various workshops (psychological safety, inclusion) and other
> educational sessions
>
> 6. Hearing from leadership on these topics.
>
> 7. Making the content core not extra-curricular.
>
>
> Trying to translate what some of this might look like at the ASF:
>
> I think a lot of this is already covered by what Griselda set out here:
>
> https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/a5e7e30fad3e89547db554cf64b10d33611d4401356590bddf94b918@%3Cdev.community.apache.org%3E
>
> I think I'm getting a little ahead of things but I wanted to add some
> ideas of my own in terms of what some of the above could look like while
> the ideas were fresh in my mind.
>
> 4. One for the board.
>
> 6/7. D&I could/should be part of our quarterly and annual reports. It
> should appear on the board agenda and in the minutes. It should be in
> State of the Feather talks at ApacheCon. This sounds like we need a VP
> D&I to me. I think Sam's thinking was heading in this direction when he
> mentioned setting up a President's committee.
>
> 5. Harder to do in an organisation as virtual as ours. We could/should
> certainly try and do more of this at ApacheCon. I'm fairly sure that
> there are geographical concentrations of committers. We should look at
> putting on specific events for committers where we have concentrations
> of committers.
>
> 3. I'm thinking TAC+. We fund folks to attend these external events.
>
> Mark
>
>
>
> On 29/03/2019 22:40, Justin Mclean wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Slightly off topic but relevant. One think we could do is look at other
> foundations and communities and see what they have done that has worked for
> them. I come across this interesting artifice this morning [1]. Note it
> includes the steps that community took to build a diverse community, I’d
> also note we’ve taken some of those steps (e.g. have a code of conduct) but
> perhaps shows where we could do more. They have set up a Drupal Diversity &
> Inclusion team [5] that spells out it values [2] and has  among other
> things guide on moderation, [3] and participation [4], Now the ASF is
> different to Drupal and some of those tings may not fit but it would be
> useful I think to at least consider them.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Justin
> >
> > 1.
> https://angel.co/blog/drupals-angela-byron-on-building-a-diverse-community
> > 2.
> https://www.drupal.org/docs/8/modules/drupal-diversity-inclusion/statement-of-values
> > 3.
> https://www.drupal.org/docs/8/modules/drupal-diversity-inclusion/drupal-diversity-inclusion-participation-moderation-1
> > 4.
> https://www.drupal.org/docs/8/modules/drupal-diversity-inclusion/participation-moderation-guidelines/participant-guidelines
> > 5. https://www.drupal.org/project/diversity
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