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Cigdem Sengul <[log in to unmask]>
Mon, 30 Sep 2019 16:50:05 +0100
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Yes, 10th is correct.

Let me know how it goes, and how I may help. Thank you for working on it.

Best,
-Cigdem



On Mon, 30 Sep 2019 at 16:26, <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Great,  then that is what I will do is put this on the drive and then we
> can get everyone to fill it in.  And I believe the deadline is the 10th?
>
>
>
> Bev
>
>
>
> *From:* Cigdem Sengul <[log in to unmask]>
> *Sent:* Monday, September 30, 2019 5:20 PM
> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Cc:* [log in to unmask]
> *Subject:* Re: womENcourage-related news on social media and newsletter
>
>
>
> Hello Bev,
>
> Yes, I was hoping you would help with the overview text. I’ve put down all
> I could derive from the data... Hoping somebody will fill in the gaps.
>
> Thanks,
>
> -Cigdem
>
>
>
> On Mon, 30 Sep 2019 at 16:01, <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> Hi Cigdem,
>
>
>
> Thanks for all the hard work,   this is a start and I think it will work
> into a good article.  However,   the document I am working on is reports
> for the supporters,  with details on the attendees and not necessarily for
> a blog.
>
>
>
> I like this article as a start but if someone did not attend it leaves
> them in the dark about what happened and why the comments might be
> relevant.  I believe we need before this blog an overview blog to tell what
> happened and who the attendees are.
>
> I am not sure who will write this overview as I was most of the time at
> the registration desk,  I am sure though that with the summaries from the
> rest of the steering committee we will get it together.
>
>
>
> Let me start that document on the drive and I will then see how your blog
> blends into the overview.
>
>
>
> Bev
>
>
>
>
>
> *From:* acmwe_sc <[log in to unmask]> *On Behalf Of *Cigdem Sengul
> *Sent:* Sunday, September 29, 2019 11:42 PM
> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Subject:* Re: womENcourage-related news on social media and newsletter
>
>
>
> Hello,
>
>
>
> I've worked on the blog for feedback:
> https://docs.google.com/document/d/17j5NRTjXbMP4j18TuxN-WY0qGPTwWwaRoxwq9T37NnQ/edit#
> <https://docs.google.com/document/d/17j5NRTjXbMP4j18TuxN-WY0qGPTwWwaRoxwq9T37NnQ/edit>
>
> Bev, consider this as a first draft and please add to this. Natasa, I
> agree with your comments on finding the right tone, and I tried to give a
> very positive overview, plus a "we heard you and are working on it" at the
> end. I do not think it is very relevant to talk about air conditioning or
> food or etc. issues that stemmed mainly from the venue.
>
>
>
> As a by-product, I did go through all the feedback forms, and calculated
> averages, and histograms etc.
>
> Attached is my summary of the feedback in a word document showing average
> scores.
>
> (I also attach the excel files I worked on, which all know have additional
> Charts sheets, which contains histograms of results, a pie-chart of popular
> companies etc.
>
> I did not work on the documents in the drive as I was going to modify
> them, and I did not add mine to the drive in case you do not want to see
> them there.)
>
>
>
> Bev, please let me know when you feel the feedback blog story is ready so
> that we can publish it.
>
>
>
> Best regards,
>
> --Cigdem
>
>
>
>
>
> On Fri, Sep 27, 2019 at 4:36 PM Natasa Milic-Frayling <
> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> The word cloud looks great indeed.
>
>
>
> As already discussed, it would be good to think of the collected
> information as ‘community feedback’ (rather than ‘evaluation’).
>
> We are organizing events for the community and are getting input for the
> future.
>
>
>
> It is a bit tricky to report the feedback publicly. Namely, the SC is
> processing participants’ comments directed to the outcomes of the
> organizers’ effort. So, we need to be sensitive about both the organizers
> and the community.  We have a similar situation when presenting information
> to the supporters. But, I am confident we will find a way to be informative
> and at the same time tactful and sensitive. We’ve done that well in the
> past.
>
>
>
> Best regards,
>
> Natasa
>
>
>
> *Prof Natasa Milic-Frayling* – Chair, ACM-WE – mobile: +44 787 0566 404 –
> email: [log in to unmask] – skype: natasa-milic-frayling
>
>
>
> *From:* acmwe_sc [mailto:[log in to unmask]] *On Behalf Of *Cigdem
> Sengul
> *Sent:* 27 September 2019 09:36
> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Subject:* Re: womENcourage-related news on social media and newsletter
>
>
>
> Hello Bev, Reyyan, all,
>
> These problems do happen. Organising events are difficult. The planned
> "evaluation" blog post can start with the word cloud, and then have quotes
> from the participants.
>
> For the areas where improvements were suggested, maybe we can use sth. we
> used to when I was working at a university:
>
> To acknowledge the requests for improvements, we had:
>
> You said: " " and We will: " "  or We did: ""
>
> Maybe we can have such a thing.
>
> I will draft a template and share the link, and then, Bev, can you fill in
> the gaps?
>
>
>
> For the newsletter article on womENcourage 2019, who should I be expecting
> input from? I agree with Reyyan, it would be great to have pieces written
> by the people attending them. If we can organise ourselves in the next few
> days, and I can have the names, I can coordinate that as well. I can help
> with the texts (editing, selecting photos, combining things together) but
> need sth. to start with.
>
>
>
> I will also ping Araz again for the announcement for 2020 in Azerbaijan.
>
> Best wishes,
>
> --Cigdem
>
>
>
>
>
> Best,
>
> --Cigdem
>
>
>
>
>
> On Thu, Sep 26, 2019 at 7:40 PM <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> Hi Cigdem,
>
>
>
> I noticed this and on the last day I went out to eat at 1PM and the buffet
> was closing down even though it was opened at 12:30.  I asked the chef what
> is going on and he said he served 300 people,  well there were not 300
> people there on that day.
>
> So he just shut down early and that was the problem.
>
>
>
> I think it is a good lessons learned that we have to make sure that when
> the lunch opens that there is food for everyone.  Even if it is pizza or
> something inexpensive.  I know Ruth did not have any lunch because she was
> tied up in a workshop.
>
>
>
> Even so the word cloud is fabulous and I love it.  Thanks so very much.
>
>
>
> Bev
>
>
>
> *From:* Cigdem Sengul <[log in to unmask]>
> *Sent:* Thursday, September 26, 2019 6:37 PM
> *To:* Bev Bachmayer <[log in to unmask]>
> *Cc:* [log in to unmask]
> *Subject:* Re: womENcourage-related news on social media and newsletter
>
>
>
> Hello,
>
> I've taken a look at the feedback, and I think for a blog post, we would
> need to deeper analysis, and have a section on what we could improve on.
>
> There are some very positive and also negative comments on organisation,
> conflicting remarks about "great food" and "not enough food" etc.
>
> But, I pulled the comments, normalised the text, and did a wordcloud
> (Attached) which I am happy to share on social media.
>
> As I said, the blog post would need more work.
>
> What do you think?
>
>
>
> Best regards,
>
> --Cigdem
>
>
>
> On Wed, Sep 25, 2019 at 8:37 AM Cigdem Sengul <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>
> Hello Bev
>
>
>
> That would be great, thanks! I will look at them and see whether we can
> put together a blog article. I should be able to get back to you tomorrow.
>
>
>
> Sincerely,
>
> -Cigdem
>
>
>
> On Wed, 25 Sep 2019 at 08:20, <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> Dear Cigdem,
>
>
>
> We have the participant evaluations on the drive.  If you want to help
> with pulling it into a short blog then I am happy to work on it with you.
>
>
>
> I am also working on the supporter feedback so we can collect from the
> career fair and supporters their comments.
>
>
>
> Bev
>
>
>
> *From:* acmwe_sc <[log in to unmask]> *On Behalf Of *Cigdem Sengul
> *Sent:* Tuesday, September 24, 2019 3:48 PM
> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Subject:* womENcourage-related news on social media and newsletter
>
>
>
> Hello,
>
>
>
> To continue the good coverage we had during Rome, I would like to conclude
> September with participant evaluations from Rome and the announcement of
> womENcourage 2020 on social media.
>
>
>
> Could you provide a pointer to what information could we use? This would
> also be essential for the newsletter next month.
>
>
>
> Also, I remember Reyyan mentioning the womENcourage summary report? Could
> you let me know who is responsible for that?
>
>
>
> Thanks for your help,
>
> --Cigdem
>
>


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