[OpenStack Foundation] Suggestions about OpenStack Diversity?

matt matt at nycresistor.com
Mon Mar 30 21:58:52 UTC 2015

We can do some level of analysis against stackalytics currently but it's
pretty fuzzy logic.

On Mon, Mar 30, 2015 at 5:38 PM, Roland Chan <roland at aptira.com> wrote:

> >> Create a diversity or inclusion policy with specific measureable
> objectives.
> >>
> > What type of objectives would you suggest?
> The Foundation should represent its members in some way. Without wanting
> to presuppose the outcome of a member satisfaction survey, metrics that
> showed the correlation or lack thereof between the makeup of the members
> and the makeup of the organisation that serves them may point towards a
> goal. Or not if the membership is happy with the job that is being done.
> Typical goals include:
> - increasing diversity of the board
> - increasing the diversity of senior management
> - increasing the diversity of the workforce
> to a level that improves on the current situation.
> I'm presupposing here that the Foundation actually supports the concept of
> diversity as strength. The very first goal should be to write and publish
> this commitment. A quick google didn't find anything.
> Basically: requirements (commitment to diversity), design (setting some
> goals), execution (holding people accountable for reaching those goals).
> >> One starting point would be to have the foundation regularly or
> continuously report on itself (board and staff at a minimum.
> >>
> > We create these (Jonathan gives a report twice a year and Alan produces
> one annually).  Perhaps the issue is distribution.
> Maybe. It should be on the website somewhere fairly prominent, and may as
> well be generated from live data if possible. There are plenty of examples
> of how the wider tech industry does this. Usually with circular graphs.
> Roland
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