Continuing the discussion from Update from this year's GSOC mentor summit:
Of course, it’s great to meet @wyclif and @k.joseph at the mentor summit. I attended to the GCI session in the morning. We have discussed few points where we can get more students from different countries. So far GCI isn’t much popular. But it’s getting better and better every year and adding more organizations. We have discussed ways to promote GCI more and more to get more participants. There are some discussions about the GCI tasks. In past few years, we notice there are students who work on considerably hard tasks and ended up with completing fewer tasks. Some students are taking a lot of smaller tasks and complete them. But we need to balance out the contributions when it comes to evaluations. @bholagabbar @ivange94 @cshah please note this when you do the evaluations. Also responding to the student tasks and evaluating them should be a high priority task from our side. If we fail to respond for evaluations, there will be notifications going to the google which will not good. We also need to promote GCI as much as we can to get more kids to the program. This will be the earliest point when a student might get touch with Open Source.