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Re: Action needed: Proposal to adopt Diversity Scholarship description

From: Oana Galbenu <oanagalbenu@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 4 Feb 2019 20:42:23 +0200
Message-ID: <CAFb4Y8g1wWdmNFQ+3=W1ux3ygLvD=Be=SKV7Mb0qE0bd7Au7ig@mail.gmail.com>
To: lw@tetralogical.com
Cc: public-idcg@w3.org
+1

And I like the last paragraph about support.

On Mon, 4 Feb 2019, 19:10 Léonie Watson <lw@tetralogical.com wrote:

> Everyone,
>
> This is the second of the three proposals we need to make a decision about.
>
> Proposal 2:
> Adopt the following description of the Diversity Scholarship.
>
> Note: the description uses "scholarship" throughout. If the CG decides
> to change it to "fund", it will mean minor editorial changes to the
> following text.
>
>
> The purpose of the W3C diversity scholarship is to increase
> participation at TPAC, by people who could otherwise not attend.
>
> To apply to the diversity scholarship you should be from a group that is
> under-represented in the web community, and unable to attend TPAC
> without financial help.
>
> When you apply, you will be asked to explain (in one or two sentences)
> what perspectives you will bring, and which areas you would like to
> contribute to during TPAC. You are not required to self-identify as
> belonging to any particular group, but If you are comfortable sharing
> that information it will help us ensure the scholarships are balanced
> across different under-represented groups.
>
> The definition of "under-represented" means different things to
> different people, and the language used is also different depending on
> where you are. For this reason we've chosen not to name specific
> under-represented groups in this information.
>
> If you are thinking of applying to the diversity scholarship, but you
> are not sure whether you should, please get in touch. We will answer
> your questions in confidence, and can offer any help you might need to
> complete the application.
>
> * 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.
>
> --
> Director TetraLogical
>
>
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