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Welcome to another meetup organizer newsletter full of news, information, and inspiration for your local meetup.
- Organizer Best Practices: Make the most of your feedback!
- Call for Organizers: Introduction to 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. Workshops for 2019
- Diversity Outreach Speaker Training Workshops
Organizer best practices: Make the most of your feedback
On the Make Community blog, there is a discussion that has been kickstarted about some best practices as organizers, around collecting and acting on feedback that we receive.
The discussion includes answering the following questions
- Where does feedback come from?
- How to get better feedback?
- What to do with feedback once you have it?
You can read the entire blog post here.
This is part of the on-going Organizer Best Practices series of discussions on the WordPress Community team blog.
Call for Organizers: Introduction to Open Source Workshops for 2019
Last year, in an effort to educate the public about WordPress and related open source software (OSS), 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. helped fund four “Introduction to Open Source” workshops in Ghana, India, Colombia and St. Lucia.
The goal of this workshop series is to highlight the potential of open source software in regions where there is less participation in OSS projects.
Last year’s workshops were quite successful, so in 2019 we’re expanding this program to support up to ten separate events.
If you want to organize the “Introduction to Open Source” workshop at your meetup, please read this announcement and fill in the form.
We’ll select and notify our first round of shortlisted groups by the 31st May 2019 and the second round of shortlisted groups by 31st August 2019.
The application form will be closed on 15th July 2019.
Diversity Outreach Speaker Training Workshops
Have you ever had trouble getting women and people from other groups underrepresented in tech to speak at your meetups Meetup groups are locally-organized groups that get together for face-to-face events on a regular basis (commonly once a month). Learn more about Meetups in our Meetup Organizer Handbook. and WordCamps?
Check out the Diversity Outreach Speaker Training workshop: https://make.wordpress.org/training/speaker-training
Write to us to sign up for this or find out about future training sessions here: http://tiny.cc/wpwomenspeak
To sign up and get more details, either fill out our form and comment with which date you’d would like to attend a training email the working group at firstname.lastname@example.org
That’s it for now — chat to you next time!
Your friends on the Community Team