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Emma Irwin shares what's in store for participants and Mozilla at the Grace Hopper Open Source Day codeathon.
2 comments Posted 8 Sep 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
Kristen DeMaria's Red Hat internship experience prompts her to reflect on the IT gender gap.
5 comments Posted 10 Aug 2015 by Kristen DeMaria (Red Hat) Feed
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"Our original vision was that we would do a lot of what we had we done as volunteers, just full-time: write a lot of blog posts and op-eds, give talks at conferences, and maybe write a book or two. ... We ended up with something much more complicated and much more effective: a mix of conferences... Read more
4 comments Posted 4 Aug 2015 by Rikki Endsley (Red Hat) Feed
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During this year's Red Hat Summit in Boston, Mass., FOSS advocate Stormy Peters spoke to the annual Womens' Leadership Luncheon on creating effective change in our projects so that we can all help save the world.
3 comments Posted 20 Jul 2015 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
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In this interview, Women Who Code's Erica Stanley talks about the importance of mentoring and diversity in her career, and why it should be important to the everyone going forward. She also touches on how the Internet of Things (IoT) is developing and evolving, and gives a sneak peek of her talk at... Read more
0 comments Posted 3 Apr 2015 by Don Watkins Feed
The South California Linux Expo (SCALE) is an annual event aiming to provide educational opportunities on the topic of open source software. This is SCALE13X, and prior to the event I caught up with one of the speakers, Emily Durham, who will give a talk called Human Hacking.
2 comments Posted 12 Feb 2015 by Nitish Tiwari Feed
It's a problem that the tech industry struggles with in general, and OpenStack is no different: How do we create an environment that is open, inviting, and friendly to women, and how do we get more women involved?
1 comment Posted 11 Dec 2014 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) Feed
Women in computing and open source v5
Women are an underrepresented group in the open source world. According to data from the FLOSS 2013 survey, a little more than 10% of open source developers are women. But not everyone who wants to bring about change has the clout of a large organization or corporation. So, what can smaller groups... Read more
1 comment Posted 30 Sep 2014 by Joshua Allen Holm Feed
With mid-term evaluations just around the corner for many technology-focused summer internship programs, here's a closer look at how the Google Summer of Code (GSoC) and Outreach Program for Women (OPW) are helping mentors as well as interns.
0 comments Posted 30 Jul 2014 by Lars Kurth Feed