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What is the Women & Mozilla project? What have we done in 2010, and what will we do in 2011.

What is the Women & Mozilla project? What have we done in 2010, and what will we do in 2011.

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  • 1. Women & MozillaImprove Diversity, Involve more women in FLOSS & Mozilla
  • 2. Quick Overview Somenumbers
  • 3. Women in FLOSS Men Men 72% 98% Women Were here! 28% Women 2% Proprietary FLOSS Source : FLOSSPOLS, 2004 - 2006
  • 4. But Why?
  • 5. Some Reasons• Discrimination / sexist jokes
  • 6. Some Reasons• Discrimination / sexist jokes• Access to computers
  • 7. Just look M W 1 usest 12 14.5 st1 bought 15 19 Source: FLOSSPOLS, 2004 - 2006
  • 8. Some Reasons• Discrimination / sexist jokes• Access to computers• Few women study IT / CS fieldsThe problem concerns IT in general, not only FLOSS
  • 9. FLOSS & MythsFLOSS is often « unknown » andsuffers from misconceptions.
  • 10. Rule #1: Codito, ergo sum You have to code
  • 11. • Localization • Documentation• Design • Bugs• Support • Marketing• Events • Code • ...
  • 12. Rule #2: Youre on your own Fight for your life
  • 13. Rule #3: Degree Mandatory Proove that E = mc²
  • 14. How to Change Things• More visibility• No discrimination• Empower women• All contributions are valuable
  • 15. Women & Mozilla● Mozilla now has WoMoz : www.womoz.org● Open to all● Goals : help women contribute, attractmore women, give them more visibility
  • 16. 2010 Roadmap• Education• Help in contribution• More visibility: posts, interviews• Empower women• Surveys
  • 17. To-Do 2011• More empowering women: • Workshops, Add-ons, Games...• Continue: Visibility, education, presentations, Diversity Charter...• More women in Moz
  • 18. Survey Results• Survey 1: internal → women in local Mozilla communities• Survey 2: external → entire Moz community
  • 19. Internal Survey• Reach out to women• Not enough in dev!• TIME = Big Issue• < 10% in communities
  • 20. External Survey• Discrimination: Still big issue •« Prefer no women and good code » •« They cant drive, why should they be able to program? » •« They are too busy making sandwiches »
  • 21. External Survey
  • 22. External Survey
  • 23. External Survey
  • 24. External Survey
  • 25. WoMoz Tools1) IRC2) Mailing List3) Wiki4) Blog5) Videoirc.mozilla.org : #womoz www.womoz.org
  • 26. Questions?<delphine@mozilla.com>