The Philippines has one of the strongest tech community ecosystems where volunteers and industry practitioners continuously provide value for everyone, regardless of compensation. It remains to be a model that is rarely found in other countries. The pandemic has shifted how tech communities work, with many either currently on hiatus, moving to a completely online setup, or significantly reducing the number of events that they organize. Being tired of the physical presence, effort, and hustle culture that was usually prevalent in organizing tech events, the founders of Tambayan 404 took a step back and asked the question: How might we emulate the communities that we had before the pandemic while making it inclusive to everyone, everywhere? This case study explores how Tambayan 404 was able to build an entirely online community of individuals where everyone was welcome to give or receive value, regardless of their background, beliefs, and location.
Richard Parayno is a multi-disciplinary designer, product consultant, and community builder with over two years of experience. Richard is a Product Designer for Makisu and was previously a PM at Senti AI and Operations Manager at Ania Design Lab. He's currently pursuing a MS in HCI at Paris Lodron Universität Salzburg and FH Salzburg in Salzburg, Austria. Learn more about his work: https://www.linkedin.com/in/richardparayno, https://parayno.dev/
Join us on December 11 (Saturday) at 1:00PM PHT on Zoom for this live talk. Register for the event on https://lu.ma/inclusiveinternetcommunities for the Zoom link and calendar invite.
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