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The first time I went to CampJS it was pretty intimidating. A few folks from work were going, but besides that I had no idea what to expect. I’d never have thought I’d end up on the organizing team for the 2018 camp.

When Glen approached me a few months back about helping organize, I wasn’t keen initially. But after chatting with a very wise friend in the community, came up with a list of things we should do this time around to try and make things better.

My main passion is in helping improve the diversity & inclusiveness of the weekend. Having been overseas to a conference recently, meeting some great people, and seeing firsthand how awesome things can be, I want to help make that happen here. …


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The first time I went to CampJS it was pretty intimidating. A few folks from work were going, but besides that I had no idea what to expect. I’d never have thought I’d end up on the organizing team for the 2018 camp.

When Glen approached me a few months back about helping organize, I wasn’t keen initially. But after chatting with a very wise friend in the community, came up with a list of things we should do this time around to try and make things better.

My main passion is in helping improve the diversity & inclusiveness of the weekend. Having been overseas to a conference recently, meeting some great people, and seeing firsthand how awesome things can be, I want to help make that happen here. …


CampJS is an annual JavaScript camp held in Australia and the 9th iteration is coming up in August. Over the years, we have received a lot of feedback on improving diversity and inclusiveness at the camp.

The issues around diversity and inclusiveness in the tech industry are well known, and without addressing these we’re limiting the potential of our events and our community.

2018 is going to be different for CampJS. We have taken this feedback on-board, and are taking continued measures toward addressing the issues we face. …

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