Sep 20 – 24, 2021
US/Pacific timezone

Women of Open Source Software: Motivations and Experiences

Sep 24, 2021, 7:40 AM
Microconference4/Virtual-Room (LPC Virtual)


LPC Virtual



Dr Vandana Singh (iSchool at University of Tennessee – Knoxville)


In this interactive session we will discuss why women join OSS, why they stay in OSS and what are their experiences of contributing to OSS. Based on empirical evidence from surveys and interviews, we will brainstorm strategies for welcoming more women to OSS and for improving retention of women in OSS.

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