[group-organizers] Boulder Python Hosts Panel on Diversity in OSS
frank at cuttlesoft.com
Sat Jul 7 14:00:59 EDT 2018
Absolutely. We're going to attempt to record the discussion but we'll have
to see how that turns out.
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On Sat, Jul 7, 2018 at 9:46 AM, Ned Batchelder <ned at nedbatchelder.com>
> This sounds fascinating. Will you be summarizing the discussion and ideas
> that result?
> On 7/6/18 12:06 PM, Boulder Python Organizers wrote:
>> Next Tuesday (7/10) Boulder Python will be hosting a special meetup.
>> Instead of our regular format of talks, we will be viewing Mariatta
>> Wijaya’s PyCon 2018 talk: “What is a Python Core Developer?”. Afterwards,
>> we will springboard from the topics discussed in her thought provoking
>> to a panel discussion featuring distinguished members of the
>> tech community. (visit our Meetup page for more details)
>> Our hope for this evening is to provide our community with a new
>> perspective of the systemic barriers that exist in engaging
>> underrepresented groups in open-source development, not just Python. We
>> feel that this is larger than just open source and is an important
>> conversation that can help everyone who's ever experienced these barriers.
>> Our goal is that this discussion becomes an incubator for ideas to
>> encourage and support members of all groups as they become interested in
>> OSS development.
>> We hope that this encourages some of you to host a similar event and take
>> on what we feel is such an important responsibility. Our global Python
>> community seems incredibly well equipped for this effort
>> Zoë, Scott, and Frank
>> Co-Organizers, Boulder Python
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