FSF.org: "Nearly a year ago the FSF held a mini-summit for women in free software to investigate practical ways to increase the number of women involved in the free software community."
on 07/16/2010 – Made popular on 07/16/2010
The GNOME Foundation is thrilled to welcome the Software Freedom Conservancy to its 2012 Outreach Program for Women. The Outreach Program for Women seeks to engage women in the development, documentation and general improvement of open source and free software.
Today is Ada Lovelace Day - a day to celebrate the achievements of women in science and technology. KDE has always been very welcoming and diverse with a comparatively large number of female contributors among free software communities.
We'll see: "People who use and promote free software cite various reasons for their choice, but do those reasons tell the whole story? If, as a community, we want free software to continue to grow in popularity, especially in the mainstream, we should understand better the true reasons for choosing it�especially our own."
The GNOME Foundation, along with seven other free software organizations, is pleased to announce Free and Open Source Software internships for women. In an effort to get more women involved in FOSS, the coalition is offering stipends of $5,000 for work on software development, system administration, web development, user experience design, graphic design, documentation, and marketing.
Free Software Magazine: "One of the great advantages of using a free license for a work is that you can re-use a growing body of free-licensed source material to help you do it. But it can seem a little daunting to find the material that you both want and can legally use."