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Carpentries Clippings, 4 August 2021

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Community News & Updates from Our Committees / Task Forces

The Carpentries Code of Conduct Committee is Recruiting New Members
Are you interested in helping The Carpentries ensure a welcoming and safe environment for all?
The Carpentries Code of Conduct Committee has extended its call for new members!
The new deadline is 20 August. More information can be found in this blog post.

Thank you from The Carpentries Workshop Administration Team!
The Workshop Administration Team would like to say thank you to everyone who has responded to the In-Person Workshop Survey that launched on Monday, July 12th.

We currently have over 400 responses!

Introducing The Carpentries Director of Community, Alycia Crall
We are pleased to welcome Dr. Alycia Crall to The Carpentries Core Team! Alycia is our new Director of Community and has extensive experience serving diverse communities. We asked Alycia to share a bit about herself, read her introductory blog post to learn more!

What You May Have Missed on The Carpentries Blog

The Carpentries Community Facilitators Program: 6-months in
This blog post is about the work of the first 6 months of the Carpentries Community Facilitators program.

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Highlighting our Strategic Plan Efforts to Support Local Community Building
This blog post highlights significant milestones towards the Carpentries 2020-2025 Strategic Plan in the past quarter.

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Welcome to Our New Instructor Trainers
This blog post introduces the 14 new Instructor Trainers along with some information about each of them. Congratulations to all the new Trainers!

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Introducing the New Executive Council Standing Committees
This blog post highlights the context and responsibilities of the new Carpentries Executive Council Standing Committees.

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New book: Research Software Engineering with Python
Written by Carpentries community members, Research Software Engineering with Python covers several topics related to organising data science projects, testing software and more

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The Incubator Lesson Spotlight

The Incubator Lesson Spotlight is a regular feature in The Carpentries blog and Carpentries Clippings newsletter, highlighting the great work our community is doing to develop new lessons in The Carpentries Incubator. Developers of any lesson in the Incubator are encouraged to submit details about their material for inclusion in the series.

This edition’s featured lesson is Programming with Julia
Learn more about this lesson

If you would like to increase the visibility of your lesson and encourage Carpentries community members to contribute to its ongoing development, fill in this short form.

Community Opportunity Postings

Toolshed (Posts from Our Past)

At the end of last July, we published a blog post introducing Glosario - an open source multilingual glossary of data science terms and invited contributions.

You can learn more and contribute at Glosario's homepage.
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