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[OH-Publicity] SCALE planning

Karen Rustad karen.rustad at
Thu Feb 21 00:23:07 UTC 2013

I don't remember what our old handouts look like. If you upload them I can
see what I can do.

On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 12:07 PM, Asheesh Laroia <asheesh at>wrote:

> Hey all,
> Deb Nicholson and I chatted a few days ago about how to make the best
> use of SCALE, since I sadly won't be going due to personal reasons, and
> also because in general it's good to have one's goals clearly
> thought-out.
> OpenHatchy goals at SCALE
> -------------------------
> There will be a bunch of people who care about mentorship at the
> mentorship track at SCALE. It'd be great to help them be more aware of
> things like Open Source Comes to Campus and the training missions.
> We can inform them right there and then through flyers, and we can aim
> to get them to join our announce list so they stay tuned to future
> updates.
> Strategy
> --------
> Deb and I were thinking it'd be great to hand out flyers about the
> project, perhaps also seeing if LinuxChix wanted to hand some out at
> their booth.
> Next step: We should design some flyers!
> The publicity team seems to have an empty git repo here:
> I'll add some past flyers to it, but if someone else (e.g. Karen) wants
> to design fresh ones, I would not object at all!
> I was thinking we'd be sure to talk about the following things:
> * Open Source Comes to Campus, for Women in Computing
> * Web-based list of bitesize bugs in open source
> * Training missions
> * Community of people who run and discuss outreach events in open source
> and programming groups
> I'd like to see at least 5 new followers on Facebook or the Announce
> list come from the flyering effort.
> We can handle logistics pretty easily by sending the PDF of the flyer to
> a copy shop near the conference and asking them to cut the flyers into
> 1/4 page sizes. Deb strongly suggested the use of cardstock so people's
> flyers don't get lost, which I agree with.
> Other thoughts
> --------------
> We should get more OpenHatchy articles on Perhaps it'd
> be smart to set a goal of (say) 5 articles per year.
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