[AsiaPAC] Your input on OWASP membership would be appreciated - Please reply by March 15.
za at owasp.org
Wed Mar 9 06:15:10 EST 2011
On Fri, Mar 4, 2011 at 10:26 AM, Helen Gao <wengaous at gmail.com> wrote:
Dear APAC leaders,
> The Global Membership Committee will meet soon. One of the main issues to
> be discussed in the meeting is how to reach out to people in developing
> countries in APAC. Here are several ideas I would like you to consider:
> - Currently the OWASP membership is $50 worldwide. If it's changed to
> three levels, $20, $30, $50, do you think that will help increasing
> membership in your country? Which level will you be most comfortable
> I won't talk on number first. But maybe the cheaper membership fee the
lower entry level. Helen, what's the purpose of getting more paid member? I
still thinking on how to get more people to get involved or giving
contribution in any kind of OWASP project.
> - Currently the OWASP corporate membership is $5,000 worldwide. Do you
> think it should also depend on the GDP of your country? If yes then
> what should the levels be?
No comment on this issue.
> - The easiest way for people to donate in the United States is by
> clicking on the Donate button on many OWASP web pages. Does this
> payment method work for people in your country? Do most people use
> credit card and/or PayPal? To find out how the Donate button work just
> go to your chapter page and click on it. You will not get charged just
> by testing it. Example:
> funds to OWASP earmarked for China-Mainland.
> Most donors click on the Donate button on the page of their chapters and
> favorite projects. That way their chapters/projects automatically get 40%
> of the donation.
Hmm... I knew paypal but I don't familiar with it. Usually in Indonesia, we
still do bank transfer on electronic transaction. I will try it soon.
> - Is there any other cultural difference the Global Membership
> Committee should be aware of?
> - For your reference:
> a. Current OWASP individual members<http://spreadsheets.google.com/pub?key=p6IFyntQTi7sxa2Xjx191BA>
> b. Local chapter donation scoreboard after 2010<https://spreadsheets.google.com/pub?key=0Atu4kyR3ljftdF9aZkY0YjRFcmNBY21OaWo3djdkUXc&hl=en&output=html>
> c. Local chapter donation scoreboard 2009 - 2010<http://spreadsheets.google.com/pub?key=0Atu4kyR3ljftcDZJRnludFFUaTd0LXlILXBlaUQ4QXc&gid=0>
> If you think of any idea to boost membership in your country then please
> let me know by March 15.
> I think by setting a local OWASP application conference/training.
> Helen Gao, CISSP
> Leader of OWASP Chinese Project<http://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_Chinese_Project>
> Founder and leader of OWASP Long Island Chapter<http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Long_Island>
> Representative of OWASP China Chapter<http://www.owasp.org/index.php/China-Mainland>
> China AppSec 2011 Organnization Committee Member
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> AsiaPAC at lists.owasp.org
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