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

From: Léonie Watson <lw@tetralogical.com>
Date: Sun, 10 Feb 2019 18:21:58 +0000
To: "public-idcg@w3.org" <public-idcg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <3ae2de7b-7c9f-a123-2078-0bb13bde326d@tetralogical.com>
The proposal to adopt these selection criteria is accepted with many +1 
messages in support, two 0 messages from people who did not feel 
strongly, and no -1 messages in opposition to it.

With thanks to everyone who responded.

On 04/02/2019 17:26, 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.
> 

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