[Owasp-leaders] Chapter Leader Workshops at AppSecUSA

johanna curiel curiel johanna.curiel at owasp.org
Wed Aug 12 18:59:16 UTC 2015


I think Leaders like John Lita in Philippines should get more budget and
more help.

He is doing amazing work in that region to promote security among young
developers.




On Wed, Aug 12, 2015 at 2:51 PM, Jim Manico <jim.manico at owasp.org> wrote:

> That's a very fair point.
>
> Chapters take many forms. We're starting the Hawaii chapter up again and
> that's an inter-island skype call. We do not even have a meeting space or
> food budget....
>
> Aloha,
> Jim
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> On 8/12/15 8:32 AM, Azzeddine Ramrami wrote:
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> You forgoet the more important characteristics:
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> - Budget
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> A chapter with no budget cannot met one or more characteristics as your
> wrote, so in your point of view this type of chapter is not "successful
> chapter" !
>
> So I agree with 2 et 3. No need for budget. But I didn't agree with you
> about:
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> 1) They hold regular monthly meetings with decent speakers   --> Who will
> pay the location, the food, the speake cost, etc.
> 4) Heck, Many chapters have seen a big bump in membership just by using
> Meetup --> Meetup is paid solution. Who can I pay?
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> The same remarks for projects.
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> Without budget, what do you propose to chapter leaders to move to a
> successful chapter ?
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> Azzeddine
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> On Wed, Aug 12, 2015 at 8:10 PM, Jim Manico <jim.manico at owasp.org> wrote:
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>> Jay,
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>> Just a few notes while on the topic.
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>> The successful chapters I have seen have a few characteristics...
>>
>> 1) They hold regular monthly meetings with decent speakers
>> 2) They have more than one leader helping run the chapter
>> 3) They communicate well and list chapter meetings on the
>> wiki/meetings/etc well in advance
>> 4) Heck, Many chapters have seen a big bump in membership just by using
>> Meetup
>>
>> Just a few thoughts to consider. I'm sure others will jump in here.
>>
>> Aloha,
>> Jim
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>> On 8/12/15 7:35 AM, Jay Schulman wrote:
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>> I'd also like to see a session on keeping a chapter alive and active.
>> Keeping our members engaged and participating.
>>
>> My two cents.
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>> On Wed, Aug 12, 2015, 12:33 PM Noreen Whysel <noreen.whysel at owasp.org>
>> wrote:
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>>> I am finalizing a program for a set of Chapter Leader Workshops at
>>> AppSecUSA and would love to get some feedback. We currently have a room
>>> during the AM sessions on Thursday and all day between keynotes on Friday.
>>>
>>> I would like to do four hour-long sessions on:
>>>
>>>    - People and Capital: who can help you (meet OWASP staff), how to
>>>    recruit members and volunteers, what you can do with funding and how to
>>>    know what you have.
>>>
>>>    - Jumpstarting a Chapter - The Basics: Overview of the updated
>>>    chapter leader handbook, meeting formats, collaboration tools, social
>>>    media, etc.
>>>
>>>    - Hosting a Conference or Training event: how to host a money-making
>>>    event for your chapter, event formats, working with sponsors and speakers.
>>>
>>>    - OWASP Wiki Edit-a-thon/Hackathon: Intro to the owasp.org wiki and
>>>    tools you can use to develop your chapter wiki page and integrate external
>>>    services.
>>>
>>> I am most excited about the Edit-a-thon. There has been some discussion
>>> on this list about how to better curate content on the wiki. I'd also like
>>> to explore APIs that can help integrate some of the internal and external
>>> content. Meetup has an API that should allow leaders to autopost upcoming
>>> events to their wiki page or to the mailing lists. How would you feel about
>>> having access to tools that help you integrate external resources into the
>>> wiki? What can we build to help us run chapters better?
>>>
>>> Are the above sessions something you would be interested in attending
>>> (project and chapter leaders welcome)? What time would you want to attend?
>>> I'm taking all ideas in consideration and your ideas as leaders are the
>>> most important. We want these sessions to be very interactive, tip sharing
>>> from seasoned and new chapter leaders.
>>>
>>> Thanks.
>>>
>>> Noreen Whysel
>>> Community Manager
>>> OWASP Foundation
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