[Linux-aus] Draft grant proposal - women in open source 'tour'

James Purser purserj at k-sit.com
Fri Jun 1 04:18:17 UTC 2007

On Fri, 2007-06-01 at 13:50 +1000, Paul Wayper wrote:
> P.S. I do think that men will respond differently (and be less
> interested in changing) to a woman telling them that _they_ have a
> problem rather than a man telling them that _we_ have a problem, so I
> had envisaged a joint talk with myself and a guest woman speaker from
> Canberra giving the talk.  But that's outside the scope of what I'm
> asking here, and I don't think it appropriate of me to ask Linux
> Australia to send me around Australia :-)  And I still need to search
> more deeply in the FOSS hacking community in Canberra for a woman who'd
> be interested in doing that joint talk.

Hmm, how's about instead of approaching it from a "you have a problem"
angle, you approach it from a "Lets get more women into FOSS" angle?
James Purser
0406 576 553
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