For more diversity & inclusion in free & open source software communities 😊
A Code of Conduct for Open Source Projects.
Helps you get started contributing to Open Source by showcasing great starter issues on GitHub and elsewhere.
A list of projects which have curated tasks specifically for new contributors. These are a great way to get started with a project.
Help events reach a more diverse audience. And help you to find these events.
Register as speakerin & find speakerinnen!
Increasing the representation of women on Wikipedia through biographies and articles of women’s achievements.
A volunteer network tackling gender based violence globally by creating intersectional survivor-led resources on the web.
Empowering LGBTQIA+ people around the world who are experiencing domestic abuse by providing a queer friendly platform of information and support.
SignDict is an open dictionary for sign language. Everyone is invited to join in.
The world's biggest crowdsourced and open database for ♿ wheelchair-accessible places.
Simplifies sharing and obtaining accessibility data in a standardized, future-proof, easy-to-use way.
A community-driven effort to make web accessibility easier.
Mozilla's initiative to help teach machines how real people speak.
Collection of resources for projects to create a diversity and inclusion report.
Open Demographics is a recommended set of questions that anyone can use to ask community members about their demographics.
Find a local space or meetup where you can work with like-minded people!
Monthly meetup in Berlin for members of underrepresented groups who want to contribute to open source projects.
We help, encourage and celebrate underrepresented people to contribute in open source projects and speak at conferences!
Hurra, hurra, wir sind ein Hackerinnenaußenspace in Berlin!
Le Reset est un espace inclusif de bidouille et d'apprentissage des technologies numériques à Paris.
Double Union is a hacker/maker space for women in San Francisco.
The first hackerspace in Albania dedicated to Free and Open Source Software, Privacy and the Commons.
Recurring programs for mentorship, funding or networking
A global fellowship program aimed at bringing more diversity into Open Source. Successful applicants are paid a 3-month stipend to work on Open Source projects of their choice.
3-month internships for people traditionally underrepresented in tech. Interns work remotely with mentors from Free and Open Source Software communities.
3 month long Open Source program during summers, with an aim to help beginners get started with Open Source Development while encouraging diversity.
A resource for women and non-binary individuals in the open source tech industry by providing them with support, mentorship programs and financial scholarships to speak at events seeking underrepresented speakers and attendees.
Visibility and leadership for women & non-binary coders through thought leadership, conference speaking, open source & more.
A community of women in tech building open source projects for non-profit organizations and individuals with a cause.
Voices of women working in open government, open data and civic tech.
Der Prototype Fund unterstützt Softwareentwickler*innen, Hacker*innen und Kreative dabei, ihre Ideen vom Konzept bis zur ersten Demo zu entwickeln.
Pledge $100/month to fund tech projects by and for marginalized people.
We believe open source is the future of technology. It's time to recognize the contributions women are making and inspire a new generation to join the open source movement.
Workshops hosted around the globe encouraging and advising newbie speakers to put together your very first talk proposal.
Hacktoberfest is a month-long celebration of Open Source software which motivates Open Source contributors to boost up their contribution.
Background information on diversity & inclusion in open source
Mozilla's research uncovers important ways to promote diversity and inclusion in open source projects. (2017)
The Open Source Survey is an open data project by GitHub and collaborators from academia, industry, and the broader open source community. (2017)
Working together towards diversity in Wikipedia. (2014)
Time commitment, pay inequality, and lack of access to jobs that encourage OSS during business hours. (2013)
An effort to summarize the explanations, recommendations, and opinions of the women who already are interested and active in Linux. (2002)
Wiki page with lots of resources on women in free & open source software. Highlights statistics, issues, and how to encourage women in FLOSS.
Insights from a Release Manager at Mozilla and great further readings.
Experts who share their knowledge and can be hired as consultants
Diversity and inclusion consulting. Over 10 years experience in open source software development and 4 years experience running open source diversity internships.
More than just "checking the box" on diversity and inclusion in tech. Our goal is to create long-lasting systemic culture change through workshops, consulting, and speaking engagements.
We consult with organizations to build and sustain a foundation for diversity and inclusion, specializing in startups, conferences, and open source communities.