Posts Tagged ‘gender diversity’

Importance of women values in FLOSS

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

Time has gone since Open World Forum 2010, Paris, but this topic is on stage again. A recent paper appeared in Cepis Upgrade October 2010 issue, entitled “Information Technologies: A Profession for Men?” says: “women are currently under-represented in the technical areas of the IT”. Nothwithstanding they also say: “there is no reason why a […]

Women in IT and Open Source: a controversial topic

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

Some time has passed since the Open World Forum, Paris took place, where I participated in the Diversity Summit: Why women matter? think tank. You can download my presentation on the “Importance of women values in IT” here. I’ll also post an article about it on this blog soon. Now, I just would like to […]

Gender diversity: why women matter in FLOSS

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

The agenda of the upcoming Open World Forum, Paris includes a Diversity Summit: Why women matter? The assumption is that “FLOSS still faces gender inequality, to an even greater extent than the wider IT industry which itself is seen as an area where discrimination is widespread.” About the same topic, Free Software Foundation hosts a […]