round of 7 diverse persons

Feminist talk

Gender, diversity and inclusion in open source communities

Posted Thu 29 Apr 2021 - 13:55 | 7,133 views

The code, although open, is not neutral with respect to who contributes and for what. What happens to our contributions when we reveal our gender or sexuality? How can a project in which a significant portion of the work is invisible and not counted really be “free” and open source?

In depth

Your presence as a political statement: the story of Coraline Ada

Posted Thu 29 Sep 2016 - 19:00 | 17,842 views
Interview with Coraline Ada Ehmke, best known for her exemplary work in setting up the Contributor Covenant - a code of conduct for open source projects. Coraline's life story is an inspiration for all those working for the rights of those marginalized, and their experience in free and open source software cultures. In this interview she describes the ways in which her transition has affected her…