Recap of the Diverse Speaker Training group (#WPDiversity) AMER/EMEA on November 9, 2022

Attending: @jillbinder, @katiejrichards, @kcrockett, @leogopal, @onealtr, @rzen, @santanainniss

Facilitator: @jillbinder



1 Attendance and check-ins (everyone)
2 First time here
3 Comments, questions, ideas (anyone)

@jillbinder: I’m working on a new system for inviting workshop participants to the #diverse-speaker-support channel, with help from @katiejrichards.

4 Recent Workshops (Speaker and Inclusion) (@jillbinder)

October 29, 2022: Workshop for women WordPress speakers in Latin America. Around 35 attended.

Upcoming Workshops (Speaker and Inclusion) (@jillbinder)

November 17 @ 6pm – 7pm UTC: Organizing Diverse and Inclusive WordPress Events Follow-up SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at chat

December 7 @ 6pm-8pm UTC: How to Own Your Expertise & Start Speaking at WordPress Events #WPDiversity

Marketing (@jillbinder)

Let’s start promoting the December 7 speaker workshop!

APAC WPDiversity Network Building (@onealtr)

@onealtr: Lots of WordCamps just finished or currently ongoing right now

Diverse Speaker Support channel Speaker MentorEvent Supporter Event Supporter (formerly Mentor) is someone who has already organised a WordCamp and has time to meet with their assigned mentee every 2 weeks, they talk over where they should be in their timeline, help them to identify their issues, and also identify solutions for their issues. Coordinator (@jillbinder)

@jillbinder: I put out a call for a Speaker Mentor coordinator on #diverse-speaker-support.

9 Streaming watch parties (@jillbinder)

@jillbinder asked for help with setting up OBS. @rzen offered to help.

10 Other Updates + Next meeting facilitator (anyone)