WoMoz

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This slide talks about the current statistics of Women in the Open Source Community, about Mozilla, about WoMoz and how WoMoz can be used as a platform to encourage women to join the so called male dominated techy community.

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WoMoz

  1. 1. • For freedom of speech• Encouragement• Awareness• Motivation
  2. 2. • It’s a misbelief that women don’t have much knowledge on technology and programming.• They don’t show interest in technical aspects.
  3. 3. • Women are playing key roles in corporate sectors• Indian women have come across a long way• They are very good at coding and programming and show much interest in technical aspects when compared to few men.
  4. 4. • Present your ideas• Share them• Increase contribution % of women in FLOSS
  5. 5. • Your not alone• WoMoz is here for you• Guides you, develops you
  6. 6. • Blog posts, interviews, video, Bonjour WoMoz...• University students• Womens groups• Role models
  7. 7. Mitchell Baker – Head & Chairpersonof Mozilla Foundation, ChairpersonMozilla Corporation Satoko Takita – Chairman Mozilla Japan
  8. 8. • Ubuntu Women• GNOME Women• PHP Women• DrupalChix• Linuxchix• Debian Women
  9. 9. -WoMoz!www.womoz.org● What is WoMoz for?Meeting point open to all, where women can meet other FLOSScontributors (ML, IRC, wiki, blog)● GOAL?Help contribute to FLOSS & Mozilla:localization, events, QA, evangelism, community marketing,development...
  10. 10. Source : FLOSSPOLS, 2004 - 2006
  11. 11. FOSS is often « unknown » and suffers frommisconceptions.
  12. 12. FOSS is often « unknown » and suffers frommisconceptions.Free and open-source software
  13. 13. • You need to be a coder
  14. 14. • Localization• Design• Support• Events• Documentation• Bugs• Marketing• Code
  15. 15. Youre on your own
  16. 16. Open Source Community
  17. 17. Degree Mandatory
  18. 18. • More visibility• No discrimination• Empower women• All contributions are valuable
  19. 19. 1) IRC2) Mailing List3) Wiki4) Blog5) Video• irc.mozilla.org : #womoz• www.womoz.org
  20. 20. • Don’t stick to just planning………………..• Start implementing…. Womoz is with you!!!• Men are also allowed in womoz group.
  21. 21. • Come up with your ideas………….• Let’s use it…..and make women community proud….
  22. 22. • Hema Bhanu • Email: hema.bhanuwinner@gmail.com• Priyanka Nag • Email: priynag@gmail.com

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