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

From: Rachel Comerford <rachel.comerford@macmillan.com>
Date: Fri, 8 Feb 2019 10:40:51 -0500
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To: lw@tetralogical.com
Cc: "public-idcg@w3.org" <public-idcg@w3.org>
+1

Rachel Comerford | Senior Director of Content Standards and Accessibility |
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On Mon, Feb 4, 2019 at 12:26 PM 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.
>
> --
> Director TetraLogical
>
>
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