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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

PyCon 2013

March 17, 2013
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  1. The Boston Python
    Workshop

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  2. Building a pipeline

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  3. Start locally, end globally

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

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  5. Vim + Gmail = Vmail YAY!

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

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  7. 2010
    We tried outreach. We crashed and burned.

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  8. We found Jessica & Asheesh!

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

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  10. AUGUST RAILSBRIDGE WORKSHOP
    @ Harvard Law School
    44 beginners (36 women)
    17 teaching assistants,
    Including 6 lecturers

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  11. NOVEMBER RAILSBRIDGE WORKSHOP
    @ MIT
    60 beginners, including 47 women
    25 teaching assistants

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  12. JANUARY RAILSBRIDGE WORKSHOP
    @intelligent.ly
    37 attendees

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  13. MARCH RAILSBRIDGE WORKSHOP
    @ MIT
    60 beginners
    23 teaching assistants
    1 shooting scare

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  14. 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...

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  15. Thank you Python Community

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  16. Dana Bauer
    @geography76

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  17. "#project nights

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  18. !"#graduates

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

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