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Announcing R Community Diversity and Inclusion ISC Working Group

John Mertic
 

R Consortium members and community,

R Consortium today has posted a blog post in light of it's sponsorship of R/Finance 2018, along with it's announcement the creation of a new ISC working group. 

The goal of the R Community Diversity and Inclusion Working Group (RCDI-WG) is to broadly consider how the R Consortium can best encourage and support diverse and inclusion. The short-term priority is to define and publicise on best practices for R community events, and ensure that events funded by the R consortium adhere to those guidelines. In the long term, the RCDI-WG will think about how diversity and inclusion can we woven throughout all R consortium activities.


We encourage you to share this news with your networks! Please use the suggested tweets below:

ANNOUNCEMENT: @RConsortium creates a new working group with participation from @RLadiesGlobal, @R_Forwards, and #rstats conferences to build community wide #diversity and #conduct guidelines http://bit.ly/2HtDycg

Click to Tweet: https://ctt.ac/592Kc

With the goal of broadly considering how the #rstats community can best encourage and support diverse and inclusion, @RConsortium today announces "R Community Diversity and Inclusion Working Group (RCDI-WG)" http://bit.ly/2HtDycg

Click to Tweet: https://ctt.ac/zb5ls

Thank you,

John Mertic
Director of Program Management - Linux Foundation - ODPi, R Consortium, and Open Mainframe Project
Schedule time with me at https://calendly.com/jmertic