To further the WordPress Foundation The WordPress Foundation is a charitable organization founded by Matt Mullenweg to further the mission of the WordPress open source project: to democratize publishing through Open Source, GPL software. Find more on wordpressfoundation.org.’s charter to educate the public about WordPress and related open source Open Source denotes software for which the original source code is made freely available and may be redistributed and modified. Open Source **must be** delivered via a licensing model, see GPL. software, the Foundation would like to sponsor a new series of workshops/training events introducing people to open source. There’s a Call for Organizers here, which includes an event scope and an application.
If you are a member of a WordPress group in Latin and South America, Africa, Oceania, or Asia, and you’re interested in trying out an event like this, please apply!
Deputies Community Program Supporters (formerly Deputies) are a team of people worldwide who review WordCamp and Meetup applications, interview lead organizers, and keep things moving at WordCamp Central. Find more about program supporters in our Program Supporter Handbook. who love to vet applications, let me know if you would be willing to vet these applications as well. 🙂 I’m not sure how many we’ll get, so I can’t estimate the workload, but I’ll be looking for help on these between August 14-25.