In the past week or so an amazing co-operative effort has been put into the Conference Anti-Harassment Policy. Its an initiative to provide resources to anyone planning to implement a sound, practical and positive policy to deal with Harassment, especially as it occurs at technical conferences.
At the lead on this is Valerie Aurora, with help from a number of other women including myself, and the result so far is really a great achievement.
During the work there was a lot of seeking input from people, and I personally got a fair amount of feedback. Some of it was in the context of the linux.conf.au conference that I am on the organizing committee for, due to be held in Jan 2011, about 2 months time.
This material here started out as a way to …Read more >