Recap of the Diverse Speaker Training group (#WPDiversity) AMER/EMEA on May 24, 2023

Attending: @askdesign, @heyyearl, @jasonways, @jillbinder, @juliarosia, @katiejrichards, @onealtr, @rahuldsarker, @volkswagenchick

Host: @jillbinder



0 – Attendance and check-ins
1 – First time here
2 – #WPDiversity Member Updates (anyone)
3 – Brainstorm exercise: set of questions for WP event organizers to support organizing diverse and inclusive events (@juliarosia)

@juliarosia lead us in doing the brainstorming for a Handbook page with a set of questions for organizers to ask themselves and reflect on to help strengthen their group/event’s diversity and inclusion. We looked at a document of suggestions and added comments and more suggestions.

4 – Brainstorm exercise: Evolution of #diverse-speaker-support channel (@jillbinder)

@jillbinder asked for ideas on how to improve the diverse-speaker-support SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at channel to increase how many underrepresented speakers are placed at WordPress MeetupsMeetup 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.