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Re: [Debconf-team] Diversity Sponsorships

Molly de Blanc <deblanc@riseup.net> writes:

> Diversity sponsorships are great. It's nice to help people get to
> DebConf and hang out (and hack) with our new and pre-existing Debian
> friends.
> Some people expressed interest in being part of this process.
> The line item in the budget is 150,000ZAR (about 9.300USD or 8,400EUR),
> which I think will probably be enough for 4-6 people, depending on
> interest. I have a more detailed file of notes I can share if there's
> interest. This includes topics like:
> -goals of the effort
> -groups, individuals, and organizations to reach out to on spreading the
> word
> -purchasing transit tickets for people based on need (as opposed to
> reimbursements)
> -language to be used

How, if at all do you (collectively) want this to interact with the
regular bursaries process?

I think registration will open pretty soon, so it would be potentially
helpful to tell people as part of the instructions


that they can ask to have have their application routed to the diversity
team by writing something in the "details" box. I understand from
previous discussions that you might want to collect applications other
ways as well.


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