Laura NovichRa'anana Israel
Laura Novich is a veteran technical writer who began her career in 1997 as a technical writer for 3Com. Since then, she has worked for a few start-ups and now works as a technical writer for Red Hat, specializing in virtualization products. Laura is an active maintainer and mentor to the Fedora open source community and is passionate about the principles of open source software, collaboration, innovation, and inclusion. She has a Masters degree in TESOL and has 9 years of teaching experience both in the US and in Israel. Laura is married with three teenage children and spends her free time volunteering/fund-raising for various organizations, baking and decorating sweets, and mentoring FIRST Robotics teams.