Scaling community diversity outreach - a panel with Asheesh Laroia, Jessica McKellar, Dana Bauer, and Daniel Choi

Scaling community diversity outreach - a panel with Asheesh Laroia, Jessica McKellar, Dana Bauer, and Daniel Choi

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PyCon 2013

March 17, 2013
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  1. The Boston Python Workshop

  2. History

  3. Building a pipeline

  4. Impact

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  10. Start locally, end globally

  11. Daniel Choi Twitter: @danchoi Github: danchoi Cambridge, MA (Boston!)

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  14. Vim + Gmail = Vmail YAY!

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  16. May 18, 2012 We admit we have a problem

  17. 2010 We tried outreach. We crashed and burned.

  18. 2012

  19. We found Jessica & Asheesh!

  20. BOSTON RUBY PROJECT NIGHTS Every month, June – the present

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  24. AUGUST RAILSBRIDGE WORKSHOP @ Harvard Law School 44 beginners (36

    women) 17 teaching assistants, Including 6 lecturers
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  31. NOVEMBER RAILSBRIDGE WORKSHOP @ MIT 60 beginners, including 47 women

    25 teaching assistants
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  40. JANUARY RAILSBRIDGE WORKSHOP @intelligent.ly 37 attendees

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  43. MARCH RAILSBRIDGE WORKSHOP @ MIT 60 beginners 23 teaching assistants

    1 shooting scare
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  50. I loved the empowerment and encouragement that flowed through all

    the coursework, marketing materials, and interactions throughout the day. Learning to code isn't easy, and it can be particularly intimidating as a female, but I felt extremely comfortable at the workshop and am excited to delve into the resources in the Boston Community...
  51. Thank you Python Community

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  53. Dana Bauer @geography76

  54. !workshops

  55. "#project nights

  56. !"#graduates

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  59. http://flic.kr/p/4pdeJz

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