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BOF: Women (and other minorities) of MeeGo or "Here Be Unicorns"
BOF: Women (and other minorities) of MeeGo or "Here Be Unicorns"
BOF: Women (and other minorities) of MeeGo or "Here Be Unicorns"
BOF: Women (and other minorities) of MeeGo or "Here Be Unicorns"
BOF: Women (and other minorities) of MeeGo or "Here Be Unicorns"
BOF: Women (and other minorities) of MeeGo or "Here Be Unicorns"
BOF: Women (and other minorities) of MeeGo or "Here Be Unicorns"
BOF: Women (and other minorities) of MeeGo or "Here Be Unicorns"
BOF: Women (and other minorities) of MeeGo or "Here Be Unicorns"
BOF: Women (and other minorities) of MeeGo or "Here Be Unicorns"
BOF: Women (and other minorities) of MeeGo or "Here Be Unicorns"
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BOF: Women (and other minorities) of MeeGo or "Here Be Unicorns"

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Session Summary:
Women are the Invisible Pink Unicorns of Open source software, and to enable input from a wide area of contributors women are in a key position. BoF: Women of MeeGo collects women and other minority members contributing or even just interested in MeeGo and related open source projects to check what the status quo of MeeGo is and how we can draft more people of any gender, race, ability and social background to make MeeGo rock!

Session Abstract:
this free form discussion is mainly about women and other minority members (disabilities, languages, you name it!) in MeeGo and the surrounding open source projects. Some topics of discussion could include

Accessibility of the Community,
Current community guidelines,
Hic sunt leones - unchartered and unventured waters of MeeGo
future roadmap

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  • 1. BOF: Women (and other minorities) of MeeGo or ”Here Be Unicorns” Miia “Myrtti” Ranta <miia.ranta@iki.fi> May 24, 2011Miia “Myrtti” Ranta (<miia.ranta@iki.fi>) BOF: Women (and other minorities) of MeeGo May 24, 2011 1 / 11
  • 2. DisclaimerThese slides aren’t an authorative list on the subject that should or will be discussedduring the BoF. The session includes attendee interaction, discussion and someworkshopping.You as an attendee will be responsible for some of the content. If you are NOTattending the session, these slides will only give you a faint idea what may bediscussed.Pictures and perhaps even video of the session will be uploaded after the session, andwork will continue from where it was left during and after the conference. I will mostprobably blog about the session and the followup in my blog at<http://myrtti.fi/blog/>Miia “Myrtti” Ranta (<miia.ranta@iki.fi>) BOF: Women (and other minorities) of MeeGo May 24, 2011 2 / 11
  • 3. Overview1 Accessibility of the community2 Current community guidelines3 Hic sunt leones4 Future roadmapMiia “Myrtti” Ranta (<miia.ranta@iki.fi>) BOF: Women (and other minorities) of MeeGo May 24, 2011 3 / 11
  • 4. Overview1 Accessibility of the community2 Current community guidelines3 Hic sunt leones4 Future roadmapMiia “Myrtti” Ranta (<miia.ranta@iki.fi>) BOF: Women (and other minorities) of MeeGo May 24, 2011 4 / 11
  • 5. Accessibility of the communityWhat makes MeeGo project accessible for women and other minorities of the opensource software community? Is our community and project accessible? What ismaking the attendance difficult?Miia “Myrtti” Ranta (<miia.ranta@iki.fi>) BOF: Women (and other minorities) of MeeGo May 24, 2011 5 / 11
  • 6. Overview1 Accessibility of the community2 Current community guidelines3 Hic sunt leones4 Future roadmapMiia “Myrtti” Ranta (<miia.ranta@iki.fi>) BOF: Women (and other minorities) of MeeGo May 24, 2011 6 / 11
  • 7. Current community guidelinesDo the current community guidelines fullfill their purpose for enabling andencouraging minority groups participation? What should and could be changed?Miia “Myrtti” Ranta (<miia.ranta@iki.fi>) BOF: Women (and other minorities) of MeeGo May 24, 2011 7 / 11
  • 8. Overview1 Accessibility of the community2 Current community guidelines3 Hic sunt leones4 Future roadmapMiia “Myrtti” Ranta (<miia.ranta@iki.fi>) BOF: Women (and other minorities) of MeeGo May 24, 2011 8 / 11
  • 9. Hic sunt leones— unchartered and unventured waters of MeeGoWhich obvious areas of involvement have been so far ignored or unnoticed by themajority of the community and how could we help? Accessibility, translations,graphics, advocacy?Miia “Myrtti” Ranta (<miia.ranta@iki.fi>) BOF: Women (and other minorities) of MeeGo May 24, 2011 9 / 11
  • 10. Overview1 Accessibility of the community2 Current community guidelines3 Hic sunt leones4 Future roadmapMiia “Myrtti” Ranta (<miia.ranta@iki.fi>) BOF: Women (and other minorities) of MeeGo May 24, 2011 10 / 11
  • 11. Future roadmapHow are we going to continue our efforts in the future?Miia “Myrtti” Ranta (<miia.ranta@iki.fi>) BOF: Women (and other minorities) of MeeGo May 24, 2011 11 / 11

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