Work Out Loud: July 18-22—Come Share What You’re Working on This Week! ✍️

Hi all, happy Monday! :wave: I hope y’all are having a wonderful week so far.

This Week’s Featured Tweet:

I loved this thread on the benefits of contributing to open source tech communities! How has contributing to open source benefitted you, or what have you learned from contributing to open source? Share your value-add stories and lessons learned below!


Now, let’s get right to it! For those of you who are new here: Work Out Loud is a weekly opportunity to share what we’re working on, who we’re meeting with, and what we’re doing in our free time. There are no rules here—share whatever you’d like!

Welcome New Members!
Welcome to our newest community members: @pshah2, @SBeachCLT, and @Parkers. We’re so excited to have you here! You’re cordially invited to participate in our Work Out Loud thread, this week and every week. :grinning: Let us know where in the world you are! :world_map:

This Week, I Am…
:trophy: Announcing our July 2022 Community Champion! Stay tuned for a forum post sharing news of who this month’s Community Champion is!

:zap: Continuing to prepare for our 2022 Lightning Awards, which includes having a working meeting with our core project team to finalize our program plan/strategy and map out next steps.

What I am Most Excited About…
:new: I’m excited to share our NEW community website with y’all! Check out our updated community landing page at pantheon.io/developer-community and our new Heroes landing page at pantheon.io/developer-community/heroes. And let me know what you think! Do note: Not all of the imagery on the website is final.

Your turn! See below for a few questions to get you started, and feel free to share as little or as much as you’d like. :point_down:

  • What are you working on this week?
  • Do you have any recent big wins you want to share?
  • What are you learning and/or reading right now?
  • Is there anything our community can help you with?

This week, I’m nominating @cecily.koselcastaned, @blessy71, @buttonwillowsix, @vince, and @vivb (but really, anyone can participate!) to share! Feel free to chime in by clicking “Reply” below, and then, nominate others. :open_hands:

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Welcome everyone!! That is a great twitter thread.

  • What are you working on this week?
    I got 3 talks accepted for DrupalCamp Colorado, so writing some talks!!
    I also run a writer’s program over at Opensource.com and we started a new year cycle this month, so I am busy onboarding some new folks and off-boarding some folks. Lots of great conversations.

  • Do you have any recent big wins you want to share?
    I got some talks accepted: DrupalCamp Colorado and an open source summit in Lisbon!!

  • What are you learning and/or reading right now?
    I am reading (still) the The Tattooist of Auschwitz

  • Is there anything our community can help you with?
    Drupal is having a contrib event: Drupal 10 Global Porting Day July 2022 - read more about here: Drupal 10 Global Porting Day July 2022

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Oh wow, you sure are keeping busy! Congrats on getting talks accepted for DrupalCamp Colorado and Open Source Lisbon! :clap: :clap: I’ll also add these to this week’s Heroes newsletter. :smiley:

Also, the Drupal 10 Global Porting Day this month sounds cool. Going to share with the team to see how we can get involved!

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