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Re: Action needed: Proposal to adopt selection criteria for the Diversity Scholarship

From: Charles 'chaals' (McCathie) Nevile <chaals@yandex.ru>
Date: Mon, 04 Feb 2019 19:10:50 +0100
To: "public-idcg@w3.org" <public-idcg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.zwo8scfpag6dn2@chaalss-macbook-pro.home>
+1

cheers

On Mon, 04 Feb 2019 18:26:05 +0100, Léonie Watson <lw@tetralogical.com>  
wrote:

> Everyone,
>
> This is the third of the three proposals we need to make a decision  
> about.
>
> Proposal 3:
> Adopt the following selection criteria for the Diversity Scholarship.
>
> * We will prioritise new W3C participants and established participants  
> who have not previously attended TPAC.
>
> * Where we know which under-represented groups applicants are from, we  
> will prioritise diversity amongst the people to receive assistance.
>
> * We will not use the written quality of applications as a metric,  
> recognising that people find writing difficult for many reasons  
> including it being a foreign language, cognitive disabilities, and  
> reading/literacy difficulties.
>
> * If you support this proposal, please reply to this email with a +1 at  
> the top.
> * If you do not support this proposal, please reply to this email with a  
> -1 at the top.
> * If you do not feel strongly about this proposal, or do not want to  
> participate, please reply to this email with a 0 at the top.
>
>
> You do not have to respond at all, but it really helps if you do. If you  
> would prefer to respond privately, you can send your response to me  
> directly (to lw@tetralogical.com).
>
> Please respond before the end of the day on Friday 8th February 2019.
>
>
> Thank you.
>
> Léonie.
>


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