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Re: Gender diversity and inclusiveness in Free Software

Hi Sruthi,

Do you have any specific questions? It might be easier to go from ther.e


On 2019-03-06 12:58, Sruthi Chandran wrote:
> Hello!
> I am Sruthi, I have been active in Free Software communities in India
> for a couple of years now. I am a debian maintainer since Nov 2016.
> As part of a Free Software event, I have proposed to do a session on
> gender diversity and inclusiveness in Free Software.
> As part of the research for the session, I found some resources and
> studies available online. But most of them are old ones. I am sure most
> of the points will still be relevant, but was wondering if there are
> some new ones which I am missing out.
> Once I dived into this topic, I feel that I should not stop with this
> one session. I feel I should go deeper into this and do whatever I can
> to reduce the gender gap.
> It would be great if some of you can share your opinions and personal
> experiences on the topic.
> References:
> [1] https://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/Encourage-Women-Linux-HOWTO/index.html
> [2] http://www.groklaw.net/article.php?story=20050911153013536
> [3] https://people.cs.umass.edu/~wallach/talks/2011-04-05_JHU.pdf
> [4] https://dspace.mit.edu/bitstream/handle/1721.1/7040/?sequence=2

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