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September 11-14, 2017 - Los Angeles, CA
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Thursday, September 14 • 3:40pm - 4:20pm
BoF: CO.LAB: A Collaborative, Mobile Learning Experience - John Adams, Red Hat

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Good things happen when we come together to create something new. Connections are formed. Discoveries are made. Fresh ideas emerge. And obstacles are overcome. That's why Red Hat believes that creative collaboration is the best way to make the world a better place — and to forge lasting friendships.

Enter CO.LAB – a program designed to introduce middle school girls from underserved areas to the principles of open source -- and to a world of technology and collaboration that they may not have otherwise considered.

Collaboration is a powerful driver of innovation and discovery, and open source methodology is a key part of STEAM education. John will talk about the details of the CO.LAB program and how through the program, Red Hat is empowering young girls with collaborative skills that will help them succeed in their pursuit of science, technology, engineering and math careers.


John Adams

Sr. Director, Global Brand Strategy & Management, Red Hat
Originally from Brooklyn, NY, John first moved to the Triangle in 1992 to attend college. When his UNC Tar Heels won the NCAA National Championship that year, he knew he had found his new home. After graduating from UNC, John moved to Charlotte to work for management consultancy Accenture... Read More →

Thursday September 14, 2017 3:40pm - 4:20pm PDT
Gold 1
  Diversity Summit
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