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Started: June 1, 2013
 
Mid-way: NovOctober 116, 2013
 
Extended end: March 1, 2014
 
# SF Python started running Project Nights
# An introductory Python lecture in a new user group in Bhubaneswar, India, run by Tarashish Mishra. This led to the creation of [http://pybbs.in/ PyBBS]).
 
Groups with gender diversity improvements in speakers:
=== Second half of grant period ===
 
(Caret (^) means the event either happened already, or is scheduled and progressing along toward success. High certainty.)
(Star (*) indicates not yet happened, but seems very likely to happen.)
 
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(Question (?) indicates that it is planned, but not scheduled yet. Low certainty.)
Groups running intro & diversity events:
 
(Plus (+) indicates that it is expected, but '''after''' the end of the grant period. This by itself does not affect certainty.)
# Python Dominican Republic ran a Project night
# ChiPy (Chicago) is running a Project Night, Feb 27
# (*) A multi-week intro Python event Seattle is going to be organized by Mako; I've linked him to the PyLadies Seattle group and the Seattle Python Users group, and will work to foster a collaboration if I don't see one forthcoming in the next few days.
# (*) PyLadies NYC is working on a Linux Night (their idea!) and I'm helping them with scripts and general support.
 
Groups with gender diversity improvements in speakers:
 
Groups running intro & diversity events:
# (*) PDX Python is working on recruiting newbie Python programmers for a newbies lightning talks series, which is expected to include women speakers (which have been infrequent there, despite the 15-20% women at meetings).
 
# (^) Python Dominican Republic ran a Project night, Nov 19. [http://python.do/blog/reunion-30-noche-de-proyectos/]
Goals were:
# (^) Chicago Pythonistas ran a Project Night, Feb 27. [http://www.meetup.com/ChicagoPythonistas/events/163257702/]
# PhillyPUG is running Project Nights again; the first new one in a while is the result of a conversation I had with Dana Bauer. It took place Feb 17. [http://www.meetup.com/phillypug/events/165096342/]
# (*^) PyLadies NYC is working onorganized a Linux NightBeginners Tutorial (their idea!) and I'm helping them with scripts and general support. [http://www.meetup.com/NYC-PyLadies/events/163631692/]
# (+) A multi-week intro Python event in Seattle is going to be organized by Mako.
# (+) (*) PyLadies SF is organizing an Intro to Django event on April 26. my role, as I understand it, was to help connect people. [http://www.meetup.com/PyLadiesSF/events/166595482/]
# (*+) (?) PyLadies Boston is excitedinterested aboutin running a Django-oriented newcomer's tutorial,. thoughExpected Jenniferin thereMay saysor it's likely to occurso, after PyCon.
 
* At least 3 intro / diversity events get run after consultation with the fellow in each of the first half of the fellowship (2 of 3 achieved)
* At least 5 user groups improve their speaker diversity in the first half of the fellowship (1 of 3 achieved)
 
Groups with gender diversity improvements in speakers, due to my collaboration with them:
=== Post-second-half ===
 
# (^) (+) PDX Python has booked Mele Sax-Barnett to speak in March [http://www.meetup.com/pdxpython/events/162097922/].
Groups running intro & diversity events:
# (*) (+) I helped connect SF Python with more women speakers again. This will come to fruition on March 12 (but is not published yet).
# (*) (+) Connected Stacey Sern and Allison Kaptur with NYC Python for the PyCon warm-up talks in April (meetup page here: [http://www.meetup.com/nycpython/events/163115902/] but their names aren't mentioned yet).
# (^) (+) For the first time in its history (as I understand it), Python Barcelona has talk proposals from women. Their upcoming lightning talks will have more diverse speakers, at their upcoming "Learn Some Python" event on March 30. [http://www.meetup.com/python-185/events/161424252/].
 
Goals were:
# (*) PyLadies Boston is excited about running a Django tutorial, though Jennifer there says it's likely to occur after PyCon
# (*) (?) Python Barcelona is likely to do lightning talks in March, which may include women speakers
 
* At least 3 intro / diversity events get run after consultation with the fellow in each(3 of the3 firstachieved, half6 if you count events after the end of the fellowshipgrant (2period, of7 3if achievedyou count maybes)
That's the status right now, if I recall correctly. The second half has
* At least 5 user groups improve their speaker diversity in the firstsecond half of the fellowship (10 of 35 achieved, 4 if you count events after the end of grant period)
about three weeks left.
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