Thank you for the information. Would you like to share pictures of Dr. Vada
Kazdal and Ms. Ulduz Khalilava?
Am I correct to understand that they will be chairing the conference?

Thank you,
--Cigdem

On Wed, Oct 2, 2019 at 9:46 PM Araz Yusubov <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Dear Cigdem,
>
> It is always nice to hear from you.
>
> We are happy to announce *that the *7th *ACM Celebration of Women in
> Computing: *womENcourage 2020, will be in Baku, Azerbaijan. The
> conference theme this year is *"The equation has two sides”*.
>
> Azerbaijan keeps alive the tradition of the first democratic republic
> (1918) in the Muslim East, where women were granted the right to vote in
> 1919, before many Western democracies.
>
> Baku, Azerbaijan has been a popular destination for many international
> events from Eurovision in 2012 to European Games in 2015 and annual F1
> Azerbaijan Grand Prix staring from 2017. It was also the home of the 31st
> International Olympiad in Informatics IOI2019 (www.ioi2019.az) in August
> 2019.
>
> Our host will be the ADA University (www.ada.edu.az),  a young
> progressive university that hosted a local annual Ada's Legacy event since
> 2016.
>
> I would add some info about two people:
>
>
>    - Dr. Vafa Kazdal (ADA University) , Vice-rector for Academic Affairs,
>    ADA University
>    - Ms. Ulduz Khalilova, Head of Division for E-Systems Assessment,
>    ‘ASAN Service’, Member of the Executive Council, Azerbaijan ACM/ACM-W
>    Chapter
>
>
> Dear Shafag khanym, any editorial advises?
>
> Many thanks,
> Araz
>
> ------------------------------
> *From:* Cigdem Sengul <[log in to unmask]>
> *Sent:* Wednesday, October 2, 2019 16:24
> *To:* Araz Yusubov <[log in to unmask]>
> *Cc:* Natasa Milic-Frayling <[log in to unmask]>; [log in to unmask]
> <[log in to unmask]>; Alexandra Dediu <
> [log in to unmask]>; Bedour Alshaigy <
> [log in to unmask]>; Vafa Kazdal <[log in to unmask]>; Kamilla
> Zeynalova <[log in to unmask]>; Shafag Mehraliyeva <
> [log in to unmask]>; Azerbaijan ACM Chapter <
> [log in to unmask]>
> *Subject:* Re: [20=20] Re: womENcourage 2020 announcement and publicity
> coordination
>
> Hello all,
> Very happy to meet you by e-mail, and hoping to talk to you soon.
>
> Araz I started drafting a paragraph based on the information you provided:
>
> "We are happy to announce 7th womENcourage, womENcourage 2020, will be in
> Baku, Azerbaijan.
>
> The conference theme this year is "(Needs to be filled in)”.
>
>
> Azerbaijan keeps alive the tradition of the first democratic republic
> (1918) in the Muslim East, where women were granted the right to vote in
> 1919, before many Western democracies.
>
>
> Baku, Azerbaijan has been a popular destination for many international
> events from Eurovision 2012 to European Games in 2015. It was also the home
> of the 31st International Olympiad (www.ioi2019.az) in Informatics in
> August 2019.
>
>
> Our host will be the ADA University,  a young progressive university that
> hosted a local annual Ada's Legacy event since 2016.  "
>
>
> Could you let me know what the conference theme is this year?
>
> Also, could I get some more information about people in the organising
> committee and their roles, so that I can introduce them?
>
>
> I do not think we need a lot of details. But, let me know if you have
> other things you would like us to mention.
>
>
> I am looking forward to receiving your responses.
>
>
> Sincerely,
>
> --Cigdem Sengul, PhD
>
> Senior Researcher Nominet
>
> ACM-WE Communications and Outreach Chair
>
> On Sun, Sep 29, 2019 at 11:22 PM Araz Yusubov <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> Dear Cigdem,
>
> Thanks for the follow up. I am adding Ms Kamilla Zeynalova (Manager for
> Marketing and Communications at ADA University), Ms Shafag Mehraliyeva (a
> fellow faculty member and living legend of Azerbaijani journalism) and Dr
> Vafa Kazdal (my Vice Rector for Academic Affairs, prominent educator in
> Azerbaijan). We will need to agree time when all colleagues are available.
>
> As for the first announcement, I guess this can highlight few things:
>
>    - Azerbaijan, Baku has been a popular destination for many
>    international events i.e. Eurovision 2012, European Games 2015, etc. The
>    31st International Olympiad (www.ioi2019.az) in Informatics very
>    recently i.e. in August 2019.
>    - ADA University is a young progressive university that hosted a local
>    annual Ada's Legacy event since 2016.
>    - Azerbaijan keeps alive the tradition of the first democratic
>    republic (1918) in the Muslim East, where women were granted the right to
>    vote before many Western democracies
>
> We can draft a text together.
>
> Many thanks,
> Araz
>
> ------------------------------
> *From:* Cigdem Sengul <[log in to unmask]>
> *Sent:* Monday, September 30, 2019 01:45
> *To:* Araz Yusubov (ACM) <[log in to unmask]>
> *Cc:* Natasa Milic-Frayling <[log in to unmask]>; [log in to unmask]
> <[log in to unmask]>; Alexandra Dediu <
> [log in to unmask]>; Bedour Alshaigy <
> [log in to unmask]>; Araz Yusubov <[log in to unmask]>
> *Subject:* Re: womENcourage 2020 announcement and publicity coordination
>
> Dear Araz,
>
> Thank you! Let us know when you would like to meet, and we will make sure
> ACM-WE outreach team members are present in the call, and we can discuss
> all matters publicity.
>
> As a first task, let's work on the 2020 Announcement in the newsletter-
> what would you like us to emphasise in the announcement piece?
> Best regards,
> --Cigdem
>
> On Sun, Sep 22, 2019 at 4:45 PM Araz Yusubov (ACM) <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>
> Dear Cigdem,
>
> It is always nice to hear from you. I will continue the correspondence
> from my ADA email and add some Baku team members to further communication
> with an aim to decide on our first meeting.
>
> Many thanks,
> Araz
>
> On Friday, September 20, 2019, 12:33:11 PM GMT+4, Cigdem Sengul <
> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>
> Dear Araz,
>
> (in cc, womENcourage steering committee)
>
> I'd like to take this opportunity to congratulate and thank you for
> hosting womENcourage 2020 in Azerbaijan. I, personally, will be looking
> forward to it.
>
> Now that womENcourage 2019 is over, the ACM-WE outreach team would like to
> make the announcement for womENcourage 2020 in the October newsletter, and
> on social media. As usual, the deadline for the newsletter is the 10th of
> the month (October 10).
>
> We will be creating texts as appropriate for the different mediums (mainly
> newsletter, Facebook and Twitter) and would love to have your help on this.
>
> As the chair of  ACM-WE communications and outreach, I would also like to
> meet with you and your team at a time convenient to you so that we can
> discuss how to organise our activities for the womENcourage 2020.
>
> Looking forward to hearing from you.
>
> Sincerely,
> Cigdem Sengul, PhD
> Senior Researcher, Nominet UK
> ACM-WE Communications and Outreach Chair
>
>
>