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

From: Tanya Mandal <tanya@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2019 15:41:50 +0530
To: lw@tetralogical.com, "public-idcg@w3.org" <public-idcg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <ca2494b7-eb73-42ca-e349-047e5251545e@w3.org>
+1


On 04/02/2019 22:56, Léonie Watson 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.
>
Received on Wednesday, 6 February 2019 10:11:56 UTC

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