Mozilla Women(WoMoz)

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Mozilla Women(WoMoz)

  1. 1. Women and Technology Mozilla Womens MozCamp Kashmir 24th-Apr-2014 Kashmir Mozilla Club
  2. 2. www.womoz.org Mozilla Womens Official website
  3. 3. • For freedom of speech • Encouragement • Awareness • Motivation Why a Separate Section for Women?
  4. 4. • It’s a misbelief that women don’t have much knowledge on technology and programming. • They don’t show interest in technical aspects. Myth: Women's Don’t have much knowledge on Programming
  5. 5. • 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. • • Reality :
  6. 6. • Present your ideas • Share them • Increase contribution % of women in FLOSS Fly High with WoMoz
  7. 7. • Your not alone • WoMoz is here for you • Guides you, develops you We are with you
  8. 8. • Blog posts, interviews, WoMoz... video, Bonjour • University students • Women's groups • Role models Who are collaborated with WoMoz?
  9. 9. Mitchell Baker – Head of Mozilla Foundation, & Chairperson Chairperson Mozilla Corporation Satoko Takita – Chairman Mozilla Japan Famous womens in FLOSS
  10. 10. • Ubuntu Women • GNOME Women • PHP Women • DrupalChix • Linuxchix • Debian Women Other Women Communities
  11. 11. -WoMoz! www.womoz.org ● What is WoMoz for? Meeting point open to all, where women can meet other FLOSS contributors (ML, IRC, wiki, blog) ● GOAL? Help contribute to FLOSS & Mozilla: localization, events, QA, evangelism, community marketing, development... What about Mozilla?
  12. 12. Source : FLOSSPOLS, 2004 - 2006 Shocking Statistics
  13. 13. FOSS is often « unknown » and suffers from misconceptions. Free and Open-Source Software Myths about FOSS
  14. 14. • You need to be a coder Myth 1
  15. 15. • • • • • • • Design Support Events Documentation Bugs Marketing Code Solution Localization
  16. 16. You're on your own Myth 2
  17. 17. Open Source Community Solution
  18. 18. Degree Mandatory Myth 3
  19. 19. • • • • More visibility No discrimination Empower women All contributions are valuable How to Change Things?
  20. 20. 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) • • IRC Mailing Wiki Blog Video List irc.mozilla.org : #womoz www.womoz.org WoMoz Tools
  21. 21. • Come up with your ideas…………. • Let’s use it…..and make women community proud…. Let’s Rock
  22. 22. Thank You MozCamp Kashmir 24th-Apr-2014 Kashmir Mozilla Club

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