3. More About Me
● Software Engineer at
● Hackbright Academy
Flixster is hiring!
4. Women in Free and Open-Source
● In the US today, women represent 25% of all
software developers and 18% of students
with CS degrees.
● Women are estimated to represent 3% of
6/25/2013 Source: Zhurakhinskaya
6. Personal Motivations
● Access to different code bases: modules,
APIs, front-end, database schema
● Freedom to explore new technologies
● The best developers are working in FOSS
● Give back to community
8. How large and how active is the
developer community around potential
9. How familiar are you with the tools that
the potential project relies on?
10. How extensive is the documentation
both for users and for developers?
11. What are the resources available for
12. ● GNOME/FOSS remote internships and Google Summer of Code
● Code Montage
● Open Hatch
● Camille Acey's blog post - "Get Involved in Open Source TODAY!"
● A checklist on how to contribute to an open-source project: http:
● "Finding an open-source project" by Vanessa Hurst: http://www.
● Personalized Git Repo recommender: http://gitrec.mortardata.com/
● An online book: http://open-advice.org/
Resources for New Contributors
13. Cited Works
"2013 Future of Open Source." Lecture. Web. Black Duck.
Zhurakhinskaya, Marina. "Opening Open Source to Women." Women2.0.
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