How can a conference help someone?

Diversity Sponsorship

Diversity sponsors helped us to set up a fund, that has covered the conference entry to 11 people. But we felt that deciding who would get these free tickets, should not be decided by us — organizers.

The outcome?

We received a letter several weeks later —a story about one of our attendees, who had the opportunity to receive Diversity Sponsorship and could come to Budapest for the event. For privacy reasons we’ll withhold the name and any personal details of this person.

we actually changed someone’s life — for good

It’s hard to describe that feeling: something like feeling responsibility and awe, mixed with enthusiasm and relief.

What’s next

This change was one of 11, that we know of. Imagine how many can be achieved by other diversity and scholarship programs out there, with more effort. Like the one JSConf EU does for 60 people!

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Senior Frontend Engineer at @Ustream • Curator of @jsconfbp • Hobby photog and strobist enthusiast • Geek

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Szabolcs Toth

Szabolcs Toth

Senior Frontend Engineer at @Ustream • Curator of @jsconfbp • Hobby photog and strobist enthusiast • Geek