Recap of the Diverse Speaker Training group (#WPDiversity) AMER/EMEA on July 27, 2022

Attending: @jillbinder, @juliarosia, @katiejrichards, @kcrockett, @onealtr, @santanainniss, @volkswagenchick, @wpfangirl

Facilitator: @onealtr




1 Check-ins (everyone)

2 First time here

3 Comments, questions, ideas (anyone)

  • @katiejrichards offered to help with meticulous, detailed tasks such as editing and reviewing copy, working on transcripts or captions for recorded workshops

4 Workshops (Speaker & Inclusion) (@jillbinder)

5 APAC WPDiversity Network Building (@onealtr)

  • @onealtr shared about upcoming events in Asia-Pacific
  • @santanainniss
  • shared the call for speakers for WC Asia with the campaign manager for WordCamps. The post is scheduled.

6 Diverse Speaker Support channel (@kcrockett, @juliarosia, @jillbinder)

  • We had 7 “wins” on the channel in June
  • @juliarosia invited everyone to have a sense of ownership in the channel

7 Marketing (@santanainniss)

  • @santanainniss posted a call to action for our training in India: Twitter, LinkedIn that has had a high level of performance!
  • The marketing team posted about and tested the post about the APAC WPDiversity meeting: Twitter, LinkedIn
  • More posts are scheduled for both of these
  • A new thing: posting testimonial cards with testimonials from our workshops!

8 Other Updates + Next week’s meeting facilitator (anyone)

  • @onealtr and @jillbinder were about to have our interviews for the WP Briefing podcast (which has now been released)
  • @volkswagenchick: We are giving the “Drupal” version of the workshop at our next SF Drupal User’s group in time for the Drupal D&I camp