Tag Archives: Diversity

On Conferences and the Diversity of Speaker Line-ups

This time next week, I’ll be freshly returned home from the PHPBenelux Conference in Antwerp; then 2 weeks later I’ll be getting myself ready for the PHPUK Conference in London. There are a lot of benefits to attending conferences: I always … Continue reading

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Words on Diversity from the PHP Diversity Elephpant

Why Diversity Matters Diversity isn’t simply a matter of opening our companies and communities to those from different backgrounds to ourselves; it’s about listening to their voices, their ideas. And while being a Diverse community is a worthwhile goal in … Continue reading

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Musings of a PHPDiversity Rainbow Elephpant #7

IT’S HAPPENING! Finally, the kickstarter is happening! And I’m ecstatic. I’d so been hoping that the kickstarter would be launched last Friday, and it felt frustrating when the day ended, and I hadn’t heard anything back from the kickstarter review team. And then I … Continue reading

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Musings of a PHPDiversity Rainbow Elephpant #6

I’M REAL! I’M REAL! I know that I shouldn’t shout; but I just want to tell the whole world that I’M REAL! I’M HAPPENING! I’M A REAL ELEPHPANT! When Mark got home from work this evening, he found me sitting in … Continue reading

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Musings of a PHPDiversity Rainbow Elephpant #5

It’s been a long, slow, lazy summer; but it feels as though things are accelerating in my life at the moment as we approach the launch of the PHPDiversity kickstarter. Mark promised himself that he wouldn’t proceed until he had … Continue reading

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Words on Diversity from the PHP Rainbow Elephpant

Enfys, the PHP Rainbow Elephpant, is intended to help promote Diversity within the PHP Community: but what exactly is Diversity? What are the benefits of Diversity? And how can Diversity be achieved?

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Musings of a PHPDiversity Rainbow Elephpant #4

I’m reminded that it has been quite a while since I last posted anything here, and that people might be forgetting about me… but an Elephpant never forgets. I’m still in a fever-pitch of excitement, as I have been ever … Continue reading

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Musings of a PHPDiversity Rainbow Elephpant #3

“A week is a long time in politics”, apparently. I’m not sure what that means: every time I’ve asked Mark over the last week or so, he’s been reduced almost to tears, mumbling something about “being proud to be a … Continue reading

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Musings of a PHPDiversity Rainbow Elephpant #2

Mark’s away at the Dutch PHP Conference where (apparently) he’s talking to people about cats; but while he’s away, I’ve had the most incredible, incredible news. It’s really been a very busy day here. Not only is there a new … Continue reading

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Musings of a PHPDiversity Rainbow Elephpant

Wow! Mark is letting me write my own blog posts. For those of you who don’t know me yet, I’m Enfys, the PHP Diversity Rainbow Elephpant; or at least, I shall be when I’m real. At the moment, I’m just … Continue reading

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