Nominate someone doing great work in the Cascadia region of the United States in the free and open source software community for an award from the Seattle GNU/Linux conference.
2 comments Posted 2 Jul 2015 by Deb Nicholson Feed
Women in Open Source Award, Red Hat
As many have said, for us to have the most diverse ideas we need to have the most diverse backgrounds. Red Hat reinforces that sentiment today with the announcement of their first winner of the Women in Open Source, Academic Award: Kesha Shah.
0 comments Posted 23 Jun 2015 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
Women in Open Source Award, Red Hat
Red Hat announces the winner of its first Women in Open Source Community Award, Sarah Sharp. Sharp is a software developer who has been involved in Linux kernel development since 2006. Read more about her in this interview with Rikki Endsley, Community Manager at
3 comments Posted 23 Jun 2015 by Rikki Endsley (Red Hat) Feed
The Dutch Data Prize is awarded by the Research Data Netherlands (RDNL). This year the Dutch Data Prize for 2014 was awarded to the Dutch Song Database and DINED. Learn more about these open source projects.
0 comments Posted 3 Dec 2014 by Wilma van Wezenbeek Feed
We are proud to announce that Red Hat is now accepting nominations for the Women in Open Source Award. This award is the first of its kind, created to shine a spotlight on women making important contributions to an open source project, to the open source community, or through the use of open source... Read more
0 comments Posted 15 Oct 2014 by DeLisa Alexander (Red Hat) Feed
the open source way for government
Lawrence Lessig will receive a Lifetime Achievement Webby Award for co-founding Creative Commons and "standing up for collaboration." This year also marks the 25th anniversary of the Web, making the timing of an award for a man thought of by many as "a true hero of the open, collaborative Web" more... Read more
1 comment Posted 13 May 2014 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
world open source software challenge
In 2007, the Korean government first held the OSS World Challenge in an effort to promote open source software and bring awareness to developers within the country.  Today, the challenge is open to entries from all over the world: OSS projects that were developed within the last year are eligible.
0 comments Posted 16 Jul 2013 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
Create Jam
Last fall, 63,416 people donated $8.5 million to help the creation of an Android-based, open source gaming console. Ouya's Kickstarter project had donations of $95 or more from 58,211 people who wanted the first shot at this console that didn't yet exist. (If you weren't one of them, you can pre-... Read more
0 comments Posted 11 Jan 2013 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
 Vote for the 2011 People's Choice Award
It's the time of year when we like to celebrate our community. And as we did last year, we want you to choose your favorite author for the 2011 People's Choice Award. Voting will be open through January 27, 2012. The winner will be announced on January 30, 2012 on Voting is now... Read more
0 comments Posted 23 Jan 2012 by (Red Hat) Feed
10gen offers prizes for MongoDB Community Champion, Innovative Application, and
As part of the MongoDB Community Awards program introduced this year, 10gen, the company which develops MongoDB, will be rewarding a peer-elected Community Champion, as well as Innovative Application and Core Contributor winners, with a trip to SXSW Interactive in Austin, Texas in March 2012.
0 comments Posted 28 Nov 2011 by Amelia Feed