Workstreams

The Inclusive Naming Initiative does its work in a set of workstreams which focus on specific subject areas.

Cross-cutting workstreams

These workstreams support the work of the domain-specific workstreams by producing recommendations as well as driving community and marketing efforts.

Community and Tooling workstream

Handles community intake, managing donated projects and wording recommendations, and system administration.

Leads (interim): Stephen Augustus

Meeting times: See the calendar

Communication methods: Inclusive naming initiative slack : #ws-community-and-tooling

Marketing workstream

Handles marketing, events, and membership for the Inclusive Naming Initiative.

Leads: Bill Mulligan, Priyanka Sharma

Meeting times: See the calendar

Communication methods: Inclusive naming initiative slack : #ws-marketing

Language workstream

Researches inclusive language and produces recommendations to remove insensitive terminology.

Leads: Celeste Horgan, Larry Kunz

Meeting times: See the calendar

Communication methods: Inclusive naming initiative slack : #ws-language

Domain-specific workstreams

These workstreams create advice and guidance for working on inclusive naming efforts in specific contexts, such as individual companies or open source projects.

Company

Develops guidance for open source projects and maintainers executing inclusive naming work.

Leads: André Pellet, Monica Rush

Meeting times: See the calendar

Communication methods: Inclusive naming initiative slack : #ws-company

Standards organizations

Works with standards bodies and organizations that work with them on driving inclusive naming work.

Leads: Joanne Lee, Matthew Schnoor

Meeting times: See the calendar

Communication methods: Inclusive naming initiative slack : #ws-standards

Open source

Develops guidance for open source projects and maintainers executing inclusive naming work.

Leads: Stephen Augustus, Celeste Horgan

Meeting times: See the calendar

Communication methods: Inclusive naming initiative slack : #ws-open-source