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September 11-14, 2017 - Los Angeles, CA
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Thursday, September 14 • 11:35am - 12:15pm
Panel Discussion: Diversity & Inclusion: On the Path to Increasing the 10 Percent - Moderated by Nicole Huesman, Intel

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The technology industry has been a major source of innovation and economic growth, but its ability to encourage diversity among its ranks lags. In 2016, women and underrepresented minorities accounted for 30% of the larger tech industry, while comprising roughly 10% of the Linux and OpenStack communities. To harness the full power of technology to tackle a broader set of societal challenges will depend, in part, on our ability to encourage a diversity of ideas, experiences and talent. Join us for an interactive discussion as we explore the numbers and what they mean, and in turn, discuss concrete, actionable steps that we can collectively take to foster a diverse, inclusive environment within our larger open source community.

Moderators
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Nicole Huesman

Community & Developer Advocate, Intel Corporation
For over 20 years, Nicole has applied her aptitude in storytelling to the technology industry—helping shine a light on the importance of the work of her engineering colleagues in a way that delivers true business value. She dove into the world of open source at Intel over eight... Read More →

Speakers
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Chloe Condon

Developer Evangelist, Codefresh
Chloe is the Developer Evangelist for Codefresh where she helps engineering and infrastructure teams streamline their development processes by adopting container driven development tooling on Kubernetes. Before becoming an Engineer, Chloe was a musical theatre actress who decided... Read More →
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Daniel Izquierdo

CEO & Cofounder, Bitergia
Daniel Izquierdo is co-founder and CEO of Bitergia, a start-up focused on providing metrics, consultancy and making the right decisions about open source and InnerSource projects. His main interests about open and InnerSource are related to the community itself, cultural change, and... Read More →
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Amy Marrich

Principal Technical Marketing Manager, Red Hat
Amy Marrich is a Principal Technical Marketing Manager at Red Hat. She currently serves on the Open Infrastructure Foundation Board of Directors and the CHAOSS Projects Governing Board. Inn addition she serves on the OpenStack Technical Committee, as chair of the OIF Diversity and... Read More →
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Duane O'Brien

Head of Open Source, Indeed
Duane O’Brien is the Head of Open Source at Indeed.com, the world’s #1 jobs site. He is passionate about helping companies responsibly participate in the open source community. He is the creator of the FOSS Contributor Fund, a program that enables open source contributors to direct... Read More →



Thursday September 14, 2017 11:35am - 12:15pm PDT
Gold 2
  Diversity Summit
  • Experience Level Any