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Friday, August 10 • 11:20am - 12:10pm
Fedora in Google Summer of Code and Outreachy - Project Showcase

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Google Summer of Code(GSoC) is a program aiming to bring more student developers into open source software development. It enables students to spend their summer break working with open source organizations on projects proposed by participating organizations and supported by mentors. Outreachy (previously, Outreach program for women) provides three-month internships in free and open source organizations for people from groups traditionally underrepresented in tech.

The Fedora Project has participated in Google Summer of Code (GSoC) as a mentoring organization for over a decade now and has been participated in Outreachy since its' early rounds. This session will be an opportunity to showcase projects of current and former GSoC and Outreachy interns in Fedora to the community. This session will cover

What is Google summer of Code(GSoC) and Outreachy? Information about the programs including timeline, similarities and key differences.

GSoC, Outreachy and Fedora

Why should you become a GSoC or Outreachy mentor?

Steps to apply to become a GSoC or Outreachy mentor - Things to keep in mind and important tips from current and past mentors and/or Fedora coordinators for the program

Project showcase from current and former GSoC and Outreachy interns.

We are working on compiling a list of interns who can showcase their projects. We will reach out to everyone soon. In the meantime, if you are interested to showcase your GSoC or Outreachy project or have been a mentor for either of the programs in the past and want to talk about your experience or want to help us organize this session, please reach out to us: bee2502@fedoraproject.org


Speakers
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Laura Abbott

kernel crasher
Laura thinks kernels are pretty nifty. Her day-to-day work involves bug fixes, tending the Fedora kernel releases, and other kernel work for the benefit of Fedora. Laura has mentored and co-coordinated Outreachy for Fedora and occasionally blogs about a variety of aspects of her work... Read More →
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Jona Azizaj

Community Advocate, Kiwi.com
Jona is an open source enthusiast from Albania. Being part of Open Labs, the first hackerspace that promotes free software in Tirana, she started to contribute to open source. Since then Jona has been part of different communities including Fedora, LibreOffice, Nextcloud etc. She... Read More →
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Brian Exelbierd

Fedora Community Action and Impact Coordinator, Red Hat
Brian Exelbierd has over 13 years of experience in IT/IS ranging from programming to team leadership and business roles. He has worked for non-profits, for-profits and government. Brian joined Red Hat in 2014 to work on platform technologies and containers. Brian is currently the... Read More →
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Dusty Mabe

Senior Software Engineer, Fedora Atomic, Red Hat
Senior Software Engineer, Fedora Atomic
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Bhagyashree Padalka

Community Operations Team, Fedora
Bhagyashree(or Bee) is a recent graduate of the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, India. Her primary research interests lie in understanding human behavior in information-rich online social environments. Her research draws heavily from Machine Learning and Natural Language... Read More →
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Abhishek Sharma

Student, IIIT Allahabad
Prefinal year student interested in product thinking, interaction design and user research.


Friday August 10, 2018 11:20am - 12:10pm
0-Meissen + Radebeul

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