Since we didn't get very many women, enbies, or people of color to submit talks, the folks choosing talks for the Decentralisation & Internet Privacy track at FOSSDEM 19 decided that we'd like to ask of you:

If you submitted a talk, go ask an underrepresented minority friend/acquaintance of yours if they'd like to give the talk with you/in your stead.

CC @fosdem, can we get a little boost 💜?

@egrasmed How about you hire actors to give all the talks? Or maybe use a suitably diverse text-to-speech program instead of the submissions' actual authors?

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@dave ha ha, such a good comparison. /s

But in reality, I'm sure most people working on a project know someone equally qualified on the subject but less confident/experienced at giving conference talks. If you don't want to take the opportunity to help uplift deserving people, don't.

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