Being a woman in open source is “like walking into a sports bar on game night and wearing the wrong team’s jersey… it can be the friendliest group in the world and you will still feel a little awkward”
Kirrily Robert talks about two open source projects that have a majority of developers who are women. She contrasts this with a FOSS study indicating 1.5% of open source developers who are women in an industry with 10-30% women. Her talk starts with sobering facts, then she moves on to tell inspiring stories and provides practical tips on how we can create diverse and welcoming communities.
You can teach programming, but you can’t teach passion…. and you can’t teach diversity.