Topic: Women in F/OSS Presented by: The Raleigh-Durham chapter of Girl Develop It, with moderator Julia Elman. When: Thursday, 12th June 2014, 7pm (pizza from 6:50pm) Where: NC State Engineering Building 2 Room 1021, Centennial Campus Parking: The parking decks and Oval Drive street parking are free after 5pm Public Transit: Wolfline Summer Service and Capital Area Transit. Sponsor: Open Invention Network Video: YouTube
Come hear from talented women who are contributing to various Free and/or Open Source Software (F/OSS) projects.
Karen Tracey: Django Core Committer, Lead Developer and Technical Manager at Caktus Consulting Group, LLC., Crossword Constructor and Crazy Cat Lady.
Andrea Villanes: Co-founder of Women in Technology Perú, winner of the Anita Pass-It-On award for her outreach work in Perú, and Data Scientist at the Institute for Advanced Analytics.
Sandi Metz: Sandi Metz distilled 30+ years of experience into her book "Practical Object-Oriented Design in Ruby" (http://poodr.com), which reflects a deep bias towards practical solutions and working software. She worked for many years at Duke University but now independently consults and teaches.
Amy Hendrix: Amy Hendrix is a regular core contributor and community leader for WordPress. She works as a Web Engineer at 10up.com, teaches on web-dev-related matters for Girl Develop It, and messes around with swords.
Lenore Ramm: Development/tier-4 support/operations for Identity Management team at Duke. An artist with a bachelor's in Computer Science.
UPDATE: A previous version of this page listed a panelist who withdrew due to a scheduling conflict.