Work Out Loud: July 4-7—Come Share What You’re Working on This Week! 🤓

Hi all, happy Tuesday! :wave: For those of you in the U.S., I hope you had a fantastic holiday weekend. :us:

This Week’s Featured Tweet:

If you work in the DevRel space, what’s the hardest part of your job? :thinking: Join the conversation on @NineLivesBlackCat’s above Twitter thread by sharing your thoughts!


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: @oliver and @johnpicozzi. 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…
:construction_worker_man: Putting the final touches on our new community and Heroes website pages. At this point, we’re mostly just waiting for some updated imagery from our wonderful Design Team and look forward to sharing the refreshed website content with you soon!

:zap: Continuing to prepare for our 2022 Lightning Awards, which includes putting together a project charter and identifying the internal stakeholders that need to be involved early on.

What I am Most Excited About…
:open_book: I’m excited to start a new book this week, We Will Not Cancel Us: And Other Dreams of Transformative Justice by Adrienne Maree Brown, which was recommended during our recent Out in Open Source panel by Von Reyes of the Drupal Association.

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 @Helenasue, @RayHollister, @Madhu, @jessica, @jdleonard, and @andreayaya (but really, anyone can participate!) to share! Feel free to chime in by clicking “Reply” below, and then, nominate others. :open_hands: