Sounds like it's worth a breakout session or two at #c4l13, if folks are
interested in mashing ideas together in real-time.
On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 4:01 PM, Salazar, Christina <
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> Well, I guess any "non-majority" person, but I was thinking specifically
> of women ONLY because I'm a woman and I'd be willing to do something as far
> as coordinating. And possibly two or more non-location based chapters
> (i.e., one for gender, one for PoC).
> And I wasn't really thinking of a separate conference (though that would
> be cool, but no one can afford more than one conference these days, can
> they?) but an additional meeting at the main con AND a separate e-mail list.
> But I'm just throwing that out as venues that would be
> attractive/encouraging to me and things I know that I could do right now.
> (Wow, I thought people would hate this concept, but me, I like it...)
> -----Original Message-----
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> Jonathan Rochkind
> Sent: Wednesday, November 28, 2012 12:48 PM
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> Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] What about Code4Lib4Women?
> Sounds possibly interesting. Other than a word, what would that be
> exactly, and what would be the goals of it? Do you mean a different
> conference, or listserv, or what?
> On 11/28/2012 3:34 PM, Salazar, Christina wrote:
> > And/or Code4Lib4[I hate that word minority, but cannot think of
> > another for here, but maybe you get what I mean]
> > Not trying to splinter, but that might be one way to encourage diversity
> but again, without implication that ANYONE would be excluded.
> > (Inspired by
> > http://www.meetup.com/Los-Angeles-Womens-Ruby-on-Rails-Group/ )
> > Christina Salazar
> > Systems Librarian
> > John Spoor Broome Library
> > California State University, Channel Islands
> > 805/437-3198
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