Diversity has a new full-time ally. Marina Zhurakhinskaya recently won an O'Reilly award for her work in diversity for free and open source software (FOSS), and she just successfully created a new position for diversity at Red Hat.
In this interview, Mikey Ariel shares takeaways from organizing Django Girls events at EuroPython 2015 and DevConf.CZ.
We looked through dozens of #ILookLikeanEngineer Twitter posts and pulled out a list of women in open source to follow.
When society pushed her toward a job as an accountant, Victoria Martinez de la Cruz decided to forge her own path and pursue a career in IT.
Getting started in open source can be daunting—especially if you're new to the world of open source software (or hardware), or if you are a minority in the space. But, never fear! We've got you covered with excellent reads to help you navigate the territory. First, vote in our poll and let us know... Read more
In this week's Top 5, our readers loved stories about LibreOffice 5, Priyanka Nag's My Linux Story, a tutorial for the KDE file manager Dolphin, patent trolls, and our interview with Jerome Petazzoni of Docker.
Alicia Gibb chats with us about teaching herself electronics, establishing the Open Source Hardware Association, and increasing diversity in tech.
It's no secret that the tech industry has a diversity problem. Programmer Paola Villareal offers one possible solution.
When Ruth Bavousett attended her first Perl conference in 2012, she was worried how she'd be accepted as a transgender person. Three years on, she says everyone who comes in good faith is welcome.
Student members of the Asian Penguins were uncomfortable with the group's diversity issues. Now, contributions from a wide range of participants have made the club richer.