Blog Posts

Measuring Impact to Craft Your Story

Measuring Impact to Craft Your Story

Dr. Kari L. Jordan is the Executive Director of The Carpentries, a non-profit project that provides training in software development and data science skills to promote effective work and career development. The Carpentries...

Prioritising Accessibility in Organising Online Events

Prioritising Accessibility in Organising Online Events

Serah Rono and Emily Lescak Cross-posted by The Carpentries: https://carpentries.org/blog/2021/02/prioritising-accessibility-virtual-events/ and the Center for Scientific Collaboration and Community Engagement: https://www.cscce.org/2021/02/26/prioritizing-accessibility-in-organizing-online-events/...

Language Access and Event Planning

Language Access and Event Planning

Marie-Ève Monette and Emily Lescak Marie-Ève Monette is the founder and director of Creating Puentes, an organization that provides language access consulting, capacity building support, and workshops to entities serving non-native English-speaking communities....

Supporting Open Research Communities During COVID

Supporting Open Research Communities During COVID

Emily Lescak, Robin Champieux (Oregon Health and Science University), Meag Doherty (Open Life Science and Tech, Rebalanced), Ted Laderas (Oregon Health and Science University), Samuel Guay (University of Montreal), Erin Robinson (Metadata Game...

Community Call How-To’s

Community Call How-To’s

Emily Lescak, Stefanie Butland Stefanie Butland, Community Manager for rOpenSci, led a question and answer session for event fund grantees and fiscally-sponsored project leaders focused on community calls. rOpenSci community calls are online...

Grantee Seminar Series

We host a seminar series for grantees so that they can strengthen their skills in multiple aspects of event organization and implementation, including community calls, virtual event moderation and technical support, and accessibility....

Join us at JROST!

Next week is the JROST 2020 Conference, designed for communities who are building, maintaing, and advocating for open tools to support research and collaboration. I'll be representing the Event Fund at two sessions...