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Wednesday, August 6 • 15:00 - 15:45
Outreach Program for Women: Lessons in Collaboration

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Since 2010, the GNOME Foundation’s Outreach Program for Women has provided 130 women with an opportunity to participate in remote internships with 23 Free Software organizations. 7 interns worked with Fedora. This talk will cover the history of the program, what makes it successful, how the same strategies can be used for engaging all new contributors, accomplishments of Fedora interns, what other initiatives help increase diversity in Free Software, and future plans.

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Marina Zhurakhinskaya

Senior Outreach Specialist, Red Hat
Marina Zhurakhinskaya is a Senior Outreach Specialist focused on open source community diversity and inclusion at Red Hat. She co-organizes Outreachy, a mentorship and internships program that helps people from groups underrepresented in free and open source software get involved... Read More →


Wednesday August 6, 2014 15:00 - 15:45
T9:302 (24 person)

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