Attending: @jillbinder, @juliarosia, @katiejrichards, @kimberlylipari, @onealtr, @santanainniss, @wpfangirl
Attended by proxy: @kcrockett
1 Check-ins (everyone)
2 First time here
3 Comments, questions, ideas (anyone)
4 WCEU WordCamp Europe. The European flagship WordCamp event. (@juliarosia and @devinmaeztri)
@juliarosia: We will ask contributors to translate some simple WPDiversity pages and host an informal roundtable about diversity in the WordPress community and at WordPress events.
5 Diverse Speaker Support channel (@kcrockett, @juliarosia, @jasonways, @jillbinder)
6 Marketing (@jillbinder and @santanainniss)
7 DEI plans for WordPress events (@juliarosia)
@juliarosia: This week’s Writing Sprint is underway! The goal of this sprint is to develop the materials needed to implement this proposal to integrate #WPDiversity into WP event organizing. Anyone is invited to contribute, as described in the post. Want to contribute? Here is a handy document and contributor tracker!
8 APAC (@oneal and @devinmaeztri)
- The 1st meeting had 3 attendees, we hope more will be able to participate in the upcoming meetings
- On May 14 there was a WordPress Mega meetup 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. in Japan where they held a Diversity Speaker Training workshop.
- We’ll also discuss upcoming WordCamps and 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. in the APAC regions.
- An update about WordCamp WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress. They're one of the places where the WordPress community comes together to teach one another what they’ve learned throughout the year and share the joy. Learn more. Asia in Bangkok coming up in February 2023
9 Workshops (Speaker & Inclusion) (@jillbinder)
We held an Organize Inclusive WP events discussion on May 10 and 14.
We had 21 attendees in 21 cities in 8 countries (Bolivia, Cabo Verde, India, Nigeria, Philippines, Portugal, The Netherlands, United States). Their self-reported preparedness in creating an inclusive and diverse event went up 23%!
10 Other Updates + Next week’s meeting facilitator (anyone)