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Diversity and Inclusion in OSM

Posted by Heather Leson on 15 September 2019 in English (English)

We’re hosting an open discussion about “Diversity and Inclusion” in OSM at State of the Map.

“How can OSM be more diverse and inclusive? What can we do to improve this across all the various OSM spaces, including OSM governance? Diversity is the range of human differences, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, social class, physical ability or attributes, religious or ethical values system, national origin, and political beliefs. Join us to share your lessons and ideas on how we might grow and support a Diversity and Inclusive approach in OSM. There are Diversity and Inclusion groups across other ‘open’ communities. OSM has a diversity talk mailing list. This will be the place where the community can continue to connect after SOTM.” full session details

The goal of the session is to give space for the OSM community to talk about their needs and to plan a way forward to supporting OSM on this journey. We will do this with small group discussions to support shared dialogue.

Details: Sunday, September 22, 2019 1400 - 1500 CEST Kleiner Hörsaal

You can learn more about our planning here

This session is being co-hosted by the Diversity mailing list colleagues.

See you there!

Location: Cité, 1204, Switzerland

Comment from bigopenmac on 17 September 2019 at 05:58

Hi!

Is it sponsored by physical persons or by companies?

Comment from Heather Leson on 17 September 2019 at 07:18

HI Bigopenmac - No, we have not involved any companires or sponsors in the planning, nor do I represent any organization (as a sponsor) for this session.

I am participating in SOTM as Heather Leson, OSMF member, HOT member and OSMF board member.

Thanks!

Heather

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