Kendall is an Upstream Developer Advocate at the Open Infrastructure Foundation based in Seattle, WA. She first started working on OpenStack during the Liberty release (2015) on Cinder and since then been involved in Release Management, StoryBoard, the First Contact SIG, the Contributor Guide, OpenStack Upstream Institute and the vice chair of the OpenStack Technical Committee. She's recently gotten more involved in the Kubernetes community helping bridge between it and the OpenStack community via SIG Cloud Provider and provider OpenStack and sharing knowledge in SIG Contributor Experience. When she is not evangelizing about the awesomeness of OpenStack, bringing people into the community, binding open source communities together, or working to make upstream development in open source a friendlier place, she can be found reading Harry Potter, watching Doctor Who, or out on a photo taking adventure.

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