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Re: Understanding diversity at W3C

From: Léonie Watson <lw@tetralogical.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Apr 2019 18:54:34 +0100
To: public-idcg@w3.org
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Following up on this to see if we can make some progress.

As a first step it might help us to identify the sort of data we're 
looking for. I think it might make sense to keep things simple, so perhaps:

* Nationality
* First/preferred language
* Disability
* Gender identity


On 29/03/2019 11:08, Léonie Watson wrote:
> Everyone,
> At the meeting during TPAC we agreed we wanted to know more about the 
> current state of diversity at W3C. I'd like us to make a start on this 
> if we can.
> I think the only way to collect this information is to ask people, and 
> to ask them in a way that protects their anonymity. I might be wrong 
> about this of course, there may be much better ways!
> If this is the right approach though, we'll need to find a platform to 
> host the survey that protects people's privacy, and to design a set of 
> questions to ask.
>   If anyone has ideas on how to approach this activity, ideas about 
> platforms, or experience of designing the appropriate questions, that 
> would be very welcome.
> Léonie.

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