diversity

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.
1 comment Posted 24 Aug 2015 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
In this interview, Mikey Ariel shares takeaways from organizing Django Girls events at EuroPython 2015 and DevConf.CZ.
0 comments Posted 20 Aug 2015 by Ola Sendecka Feed
We looked through dozens of #ILookLikeanEngineer Twitter posts and pulled out a list of women in open source to follow.
0 comments Posted 19 Aug 2015 by Rikki Endsley (Red Hat) Feed
Open source on the seven seas
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.
0 comments Posted 18 Aug 2015 by Mikey Ariel (Red Hat) Feed
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
6 comments Posted 17 Aug 2015 by Opensource.com (Red Hat) Feed
Trophies for Top 5 articles of the week
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.
1 comment Posted 14 Aug 2015 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
Open hardware words in neon
Alicia Gibb chats with us about teaching herself electronics, establishing the Open Source Hardware Association, and increasing diversity in tech.
0 comments Posted 14 Aug 2015 by Don Watkins Feed
It's no secret that the tech industry has a diversity problem. Programmer Paola Villareal offers one possible solution.
4 comments Posted 13 Aug 2015 by Paola Villarreal Feed
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.
10 comments Posted 12 Aug 2015 by D Ruth Bavousett Feed
Penguins gathered together in the Artic
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.
3 comments Posted 11 Aug 2015 by Stu Keroff Feed

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