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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 ...

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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  • • For freedom of speech• Encouragement• Awareness• Motivation
  • • It’s a misbelief that women don’t have much knowledge on technology and programming.• They don’t show interest in technical aspects.
  • • 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.
  • • Present your ideas• Share them• Increase contribution % of women in FLOSS
  • • Your not alone• WoMoz is here for you• Guides you, develops you
  • • Blog posts, interviews, video, Bonjour WoMoz...• University students• Womens groups• Role models
  • Mitchell Baker – Head & Chairpersonof Mozilla Foundation, ChairpersonMozilla Corporation Satoko Takita – Chairman Mozilla Japan
  • • Ubuntu Women• GNOME Women• PHP Women• DrupalChix• Linuxchix• Debian Women
  • -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...
  • Source : FLOSSPOLS, 2004 - 2006
  • FOSS is often « unknown » and suffers frommisconceptions.
  • FOSS is often « unknown » and suffers frommisconceptions.Free and open-source software
  • • You need to be a coder
  • • Localization• Design• Support• Events• Documentation• Bugs• Marketing• Code
  • Youre on your own
  • Open Source Community
  • Degree Mandatory
  • • More visibility• No discrimination• Empower women• All contributions are valuable
  • 1) IRC2) Mailing List3) Wiki4) Blog5) Video• irc.mozilla.org : #womoz• www.womoz.org
  • • Don’t stick to just planning………………..• Start implementing…. Womoz is with you!!!• Men are also allowed in womoz group.
  • • Come up with your ideas………….• Let’s use it…..and make women community proud….
  • • Hema Bhanu • Email: hema.bhanuwinner@gmail.com• Priyanka Nag • Email: priynag@gmail.com