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From "Sharan Foga"<>
Subject Re: Outreachy
Date Mon, 27 Jun 2016 07:11:51 GMT
Hi  Niclas

Thanks for the info. Taking a quick look at it and it seems that in general the Outreachy
program is not only women and within the US at least it's also open to under-represented groups.
I'll take a more detailed look at it to see if it could help us with encouraging diversity.


On 2016-06-26 04:24 (+0200), Niclas Hedhman <> wrote: 
> Everyone,
> I met with Cosimo Cecchi, on of the Board directors of GNOME Foundation, in
> Beijing over these last couple of days.
> At some point "female participation in OSS" came up, and he suggested us to
> get involved with Outreachy, a kind of Google Summer of Code, but
> exclusively for women. It originated at GNOME Foundation, but was handed
> over to Software Freedom Conservancy.
> He claims that it has worked very well for them.
> I offer this advice to those who have interest to run with it.
> Cheers
> Niclas

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