Re: Thinking of organising a special mini-debconf
On Thu, Aug 15, 2013 at 02:57:28PM +0200, Margarita Manterola wrote:
> Hey all,
> After discussing the women in Debian issue with many people here in
> DebConf, I've been thinking that it would be a nice idea to organise a
> mini-debconf where all the speakers are women. This would be a
> mini-debconf targeted to everyone, like other mini-debconf, with only
> this specific difference about the speakers.
> This is currently a dream, but I'd like to be able to turn this into
> reality, *this year*. What do people think? We think that this would
> be really cool to get more people to notice that women in Debian are
> not just "accompanying" (a common concern for women here). Also, I
> want to encourage more women to speak because I know that it gives a
> big sense of accomplishment afterwards.
I have had this discussion with you and others and I still think it's a