Recap of the Diverse Speaker Training group (#WPDiversity) AMER/EMEA on July 26, 2023

Attending: @askdesign, @coachbirgit, @franrosa, @jasonnickerson, @jillbinder, @margheweb, @martatorre, @oneal

Host: @jillbinder



1 – First time here

2 – Who we are (@jillbinder)

  • Our goals, our 3 initiatives, how people can help

3 – WPDiversity Member Updates (everyone)

  • No updates today

– Workshops (@jillbinder)

5 – Volunteer Dashboard! (@jillbinder)

  • @jillbinder shared the new dashboard to empower volunteers and asked for feedback

– Diversity in Spain projects (@martatorre)

– Diversity in Asia (@onealtr)

  • @onealtr shared what the additional diversity concerns are at our WP events in Asia, as well as dates of upcoming WordCamps in Asia.

8 – Project updates (@jillbinder)

@jillbinder gave updates on:

9 – Comments, questions, ideas (anyone)

  • @jillbinder shared about being called in on a tweet she wrote
  • @martatorre asked for ideas on how to get more women and other underrepresented groups onto the pluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the Plugin Directory or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party review team