Meet our new Workshop Administrator, Danielle Sieh
We are delighted to announce that Danielle Sieh has accepted the job of Workshop Administrator with The Carpentries. Danielle is joining our team of workshop coordinators who manage workshop logistics, communicate with hosts and instructors, and respond to general workshop inquiries.
Read Danielle’s greeting to The Carpentries community.
Carpentries Conversation on Governance with the Executive Council on February 22
On February 22 at 15h00 UTC (check your time) and 22h00 UTC (check your time), The Carpentries Executive Council members will be present for conversation with community members about all things governance in The Carpentries as a community-led organisation. All are welcome to attend, and this will also count towards checkout for those who have just completed Instructor Training and are waiting to be certified as Carpentries Instructors. Sign up in the Community Discussions etherpad to attend.
African Carpentries Community Monthly Meetups
The African Carpentries Community monthly meetups have been running since 2017. Here we discuss topics that are of interest to our instructors in the African context, including available resources, opportunities, events, and more. Join our first session, on 25 February 2021 12:00 - 13:00 SAST/10:00-11:00 UTC. You can signup on our Etherpad.
Skill-up: Serah Rono
Organising virtual community events with accessibility in mind
In this session, we will talk about accessibility with a focus on community events like the workshops you run. We will discuss the responsibility that we as event organisers have towards event attendees, as well as opportunities and challenges that we have faced or can expect to tackle as we prepare to host events, and the resources available to help us as we go along.
Help Inform Translation Priorities for Carpentries Resources
To help inform the efforts of community members interested in translating (i)resources for use in local Carpentries events like CarpentryConnects and (ii) all other resources currently available for the global Carpentries community in English, we request your input on the set of questions and resources featured in this blog post.