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Monday, October 26 • 13:25 - 13:50
Lowering Barriers to Inclusion in Open Source Ecosystems - Joanna Lee, Gesmer Updegrove LLP

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Joanna will provide an broad overview of strategies for greater inclusion in open source ecosystems. This talk will cover: * Why is diversity in open source currently so bad? * What are the barriers to under-represented groups participating in OS? * How do we lower those barriers? * Code of Conduct best practices * Inclusive language and culture * The importance of great documentation * Accessibility in open source * Models for mentorship

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Joanna Lee

Partner, Gesmer Updegrove LLP
Joanna Lee is an attorney specializing in technology licensing and strategy, business and non-profit governance, open source software, and technology standards. Joanna and her firm represent numerous open source software foundations (including Linux Foundation), global standard setting... Read More →



Monday October 26, 2020 13:25 - 13:50 GMT
DES Theater
  Diversity Empowerment Summit, Strategies for Inclusiveness