042: @CallbackWomen and Organizing Conferences for Diversity and Inclusion with Carina C. Zona
August 9th, 2017 · 1 hr 11 mins
About this Episode
00:16 – Welcome to “Life, The Universe, and Podcasts!” …we mean, “Greater Than Code!”
01:13 – Carina’s Background and Superpower
02:58 – @CallbackWomen and The Naming Struggle to Make Sure Marginalized and Non-Binary People Know They Are Included
Ashe Dryden: Increasing Diversity at Your Conference
12:13 – Sending Signals and/or Indicators That Encourage People to Apply to Speak At Your Conference
I hate to say this, but conferences need to relocate out of the U.S. My country is making business travel to U.S. untenable for so many ppl. https://t.co/bMOfbe6VDP— Carina C. Zona (@cczona) June 3, 2017
23:10 – Conference Outreach
27:56 – Accessibility at Conferences
34:19 – Conferences “Competing” for Speakers
Call For Proposals (CFP)
40:26 – Financial Aid, Travel Stipends, and Reimbursement
This is now part of the US non-immigrant visa application. This is obnoxious, absurd and threatens freedom of speech. pic.twitter.com/lnpLmC5v4I— Nima Fatemi (@mrphs) July 22, 2017
49:05 – Making a Difference with @CallbackWomen and Codes of Conduct
Ashe Dryden: Codes of Conduct 101 + FAQ
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Jamey: Having travel and accommodation expenses covered is important for speakers.
Sam: Flipping the paradigm.
Coraline: Using influence to affect change.
Carina: Having speaker mentors: both experienced and newbies.
Rein: How conferences have evolved in a positive way around diversity and inclusion.
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