Director of Community Development and Engagement Transition
The Carpentries Director of Community Development and Engagement and Community Development Team lead, Serah Njambi Rono, is departing her position to pursue new opportunities. Her final working day at The Carpentries will be July 30. Erin Becker, the Associate Director of The Carpentries, will lead the Community Development team while we search for Serah’s successor. Read a message from Serah in this blog post. (Thank you Serah for all of your work with The Carpentries!)
Announcing our New Curriculum Team Lead
Starting June 2021, Carpentries Curriculum Community Developer Toby Hodges has been the Curriculum Team lead. Please read this blog post by Toby and former Curriculum Team Lead Erin Becker for more information.
Registration for CarpentryConnect South Africa 2021 now open!
The main goal of CarpentryConnect South Africa 2021 is to build capacity for workshops through instructor training, and establish a network for the regional Carpentries community. Register at The Carpentries website.
Apply for the current round of Carpentries Maintainer Onboarding!
The Carpentries is preparing to onboard the next round of Maintainers. Applications are open now. Learn more about the role and apply in this blog post. Applications due 16 July, 2021
Announcing Alfred P. Sloan Foundation award to advance The Carpentries Equity and Inclusion goals for training researchers of color.
The Carpentries has been awarded an 18-month grant to advance equitable outcomes in data literacy for Black, Latinx, and Indigenous researchers in the U.S. Learn more about this work in this recently published blog post.
The Library Carpentry Advisory Group needs your help!
They have created a survey aimed at understanding the training needs, impacts and more of librarians Please consider taking the survey to help the LCAG meet your training needs.
Access the survey