Diversity in open source: What's changed in 2012 and 2013

Accepted Session
Short Form
Scheduled: Wednesday, June 19, 2013 from 3:45 – 4:30pm in B202/203


A few stories we will cover:

* 20% women attendees at PyCon US 2013
* 85% of JSConf attendees donated to women in open tech/culture
* The success of Black Girls Code
* Conferences with 100% white male speakers are now called out for not trying hard enough to find good speakers
* Mozilla's adoption of community guidelines that prevent advocacy of discrimination on Planet Mozilla and other Mozilla forums
* The rapid growth of PyLadies


2012 was full of good news for diversity in open source and open tech/culture. Join us for a panel reviewing the positive news of 2012 and 2013 for women, people of color, LGBTQ folks, and more. Bring your own story and share!

Speaking experience

Panel moderator Valerie Aurora spoke at OSBridge 2010 with Allies Workshop, spoke or taught at several LCAs, many USENIX conferences, AdaCamps, etc. Other panelists have similarly extensive speaking experience, including Sumana's keynote of OSBridge 2012. :)