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|Has description=Only about 3% of contributors in free software are women (even though 25% of software developers are) – a considerable gap compared to male contributors. There are many reasons for this, and some we want to talk about are: - Is the environment friendly enough? - What can free software projects & companies do to fix the gap? - Why do we need the diversity?
 
|Has description=Only about 3% of contributors in free software are women (even though 25% of software developers are) – a considerable gap compared to male contributors. There are many reasons for this, and some we want to talk about are: - Is the environment friendly enough? - What can free software projects & companies do to fix the gap? - Why do we need the diversity?
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Greta Doçi is an ICT engineer, active in Wikimedia and the Albanian open source community. Jan-Christoph Borchardt is an interaction designer working on Nextcloud and Open Source Design. They both want to push gender diversity in free & open source software.
 
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Revision as of 05:33, 30 November 2016

Description Only about 3% of contributors in free software are women (even though 25% of software developers are) – a considerable gap compared to male contributors. There are many reasons for this, and some we want to talk about are: - Is the environment friendly enough? - What can free software projects & companies do to fix the gap? - Why do we need the diversity?

Greta Doçi is an ICT engineer, active in Wikimedia and the Albanian open source community. Jan-Christoph Borchardt is an interaction designer working on Nextcloud and Open Source Design. They both want to push gender diversity in free & open source software.

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Type Talk
Kids session No
Keyword(s) social, coding
Tags diversity, gender, women, inclusiveness
Processing assembly Free Software Foundation Europe
Person organizing Eal
Language en - English
en - English
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Starts at 2016/12/29 14:00
Ends at 2016/12/29 15:00
Duration 60 minutes
Location Hall 13-14