[OpenStack Foundation] Suggestions about OpenStack

matt matt at nycresistor.com
Mon Mar 30 23:44:56 UTC 2015

$ python openstack-gender.py
females : 127
males : 729
unknowncount : 789

rough guess based on first names


code here.

On Mon, Mar 30, 2015 at 6:56 PM, Roland Chan <roland at aptira.com> wrote:

>> However, IMO it would be a very bad idea to artificially tilt the core
>> nomination system in order to accelerate a natural process. Instead the
>> key
>> is to widen of the pool of potential cores who deserve the nomination
>> purely
>> on merit.
> A personal development program to foster diversity sounds great. Quite a
> novel idea for this sort of organisation.
> First things first though, we need a plan to make a plan before we dive
> into the detail.
> Debra's made an excellent point (sorry for not replying to that email, but
> I wanted to get this all done in one):
> * In order to steer a change in culture you first have to know where it is
> and then where you want it to go.*
> This is a fair amount of work. To ensure that progress gets made, I
> suggest that the board commits to having a fully developed
> diversity/inclusion policy and a committed action plan within 6 months.
> That is: they know where we are, where we want to go and have a plan to get
> us there.
> Roland
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