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FSF and GNOME Calling Women of Community

Aug 27, 2009, 20:02 (0 Talkback[s])

"The event was planned by Stormy Peters, executive director of the GNOME Foundation, author Hillary Rettig of the "The Lifelong Activist" and Deborah Nicholson, membership coordinator at the Free Software Foundation. The three organizers want to gather women technologists, activists and scholars together at their Boston location to develop strategies and initiatives to foster sustained participation by women in the free software community. Nicholson plans to present success stories from other sources: "Individual projects have found ways to make women welcome and we will look at some of these examples and discuss how to build on those successes."

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