Getting Women into Open Source - The Easy Way

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Less than 2% of the open source community is female. But how do we redress the balance? Here's the easy solution ...

[Written as a lightning talk for the Haecksen miniconf at linux.conf.au 2010]

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Getting Women into Open Source - The Easy Way

  1. 1. How to get more women into open source The easy way!
  2. 2. Only 2% in open source are women Because ...
  3. 3. Only 25% in industry are women Because ...
  4. 4. Only 14% in tertiary engineering courses are women Because ...
  5. 5. Girls don't take technical subjects in school Because ...
  6. 6. Young girls don't get given tech toys Because ...
  7. 7. The gender binary is enforced ...
  8. 8. From birth
  9. 9. Maybe it's not that easy, after all?
  10. 10. Lana Brindley +61 410 500 659 @Loquacities [email_address]

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