[Owasp-leaders] Grant for undeserved Leaders to attend Global AppSecs?

John Patrick Lita john.patrick.lita at owasp.org
Tue Jul 11 00:25:17 UTC 2017


Great! Thank you for bringing this up!


On Tue, 11 Jul 2017 at 4:34 AM Bev Corwin <bev.corwin at owasp.org> wrote:

> Dear Tiffany, I support the concept that you presented and suggest that
> there be a development team created and assigned to work on this program,
> and any other OWASP funding needs as defined by the OWASP Community and
> Local Leaders that are not currently being served by the current funding
> model or without their own development team. I believe that there may be
> Mentors available to assist and advise, as well.Thank you and best wishes,
> Bev
> On Mon, Jul 10, 2017 at 4:28 PM, Tiffany Long <tiffany.long at owasp.org>
> wrote:
>> Dear Chapter and Project Leaders,
>> We have had many requests from Leaders of chapters with little funds from
>> Africa and Asia to help fund trips to a Global AppSec.  We have never had a
>> Global AppSec in Africa to my knowledge, and while in 2018 we will host one
>> in Asia, this is not a usual occurrence.  Because our Global events are
>> usually so far away, it can cost much more than $500 to send a leader to a
>> global event.  It is quite telling that only chapters from the two
>> continents we do not have regular events on make this request.
>> As a community, do we wish to put together funds to support these leaders
>> attending global events?
>> If so, these funds would have to be sourced from Projects and Chapters to
>> supplement the max grant the foundation is able to give.  Is there a
>> Project or Chapter that specifically wants to fund this?  Do many Chapters
>> or Projects want to donate to a central pool?
>> Best,
>> Tiffany Long
>> Community Manager
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