Community Corner:
On Diversity in Conference Speakers

By Karl Hughes

Our systems truly evolve and change for the better when folks privileged by oppressive systems, who might reap some benefits from a destructive status quo, decide they would prefer a better, richer, more inclusive community, and take some of that labor on themselves.

Recently, members of our shared PHP community chose to do just that. Here, Karl Hughes reflects on that choice, how he and others came to make that decision in this specific situation, and why.

This article was originally published in the September 2019 issue of php[architect] magazine. To read the complete article please subscribe or purchase the complete issue.

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