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Womoz talk in the moz devroom during FOSDEM 2013

Womoz talk in the moz devroom during FOSDEM 2013

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  • This extra touch of soul that will lend your project its unique power


  • 1. WomozWomen and Mozilla FOSDEM, Brussels February 3rd, 2013 CC-by-sa
  • 2. Who we are● Women...● ...and men● From mozilla...● … and other open-source projects
  • 3. Sharing out the work
  • 4. Our goals● Increase gender diversity in mozillacommunity and other FLOSS projects● Given the actual figures, that means"More women!"
  • 5. Why is diversity important?« Lennui naquit un jour de luniformité. »Antoine Houdar de la Motte in « Les amis trop daccord » « Uniformity leads to boredom » (loosy translation)
  • 6. Figures and facts● Over 50% of humans are women● In FLOSS, thats less ! (much less)● Half of your potential users are women● A product is the image of its creator(s)
  • 7. Seriously ?
  • 8. How can women contribute to a project● Bugs reporting● Code (Yes, women can code!)● Design● Documentation That covers almost everything● Events organization● Localisation● Marketing● Support ...
  • 9. But a woman isnt yet another man● Proud to be a woman● Fresh eye / New look● Organization● Cohesion● Feminine touch :-)
  • 10. How to get women involved?● No sexist jokes (Rule 101)● Be social● If you want women to come, makethem feel they are expected● T-shirts... Yeah ! Lets talk about the T-shirts.
  • 11. Differences between men and women
  • 12. What we did in the past● Give talks in various events● Communicate through differentchannels (IRC, twitter, facebook page)● Workshops
  • 13. What will we do● 2013 will be Womoz revival● Well change our logo ;-)● Actively recruit women alreadycontributing to FLOSS● Its no use to preach to the converted● Less talk, more action !
  • 14. You have to start early
  • 15. Get out and meet our audience● Teach (schools, « coding goûters »,webmaker events...)● Talk about FLOSS● Active versus passive users
  • 16. Womoz reps● Reps is an awesome program and repsare awesome !● Womoz who are not rep yet areapplying to the program● Womoz local leaders (by region orcountry)
  • 17. Summary● "Gee, Womoz, what do you want to do today?"● "The same thing we do every day, try to take over the world!"
  • 18. Fight discrimination
  • 19. Claristaclarista.mozilla@gmail.com
  • 20. Delphine LEBÉDELdelphine@mozilla.com
  • 21. Floreflore@mozfr.org
  • 22. Join Womoz● Mailing List (womoz@lists.womoz.org)● Wiki● Blog● Planet● Twitter (@womozilla) www.womoz.org
  • 23. Questions?