OpenStack Workshop At Grace Hopper Open Source Day 2014

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This year, OpenStack participated in Open Source Day (OSD) at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing (GHC) for the second time. The main focus of this year’s Open Source Day was humanitarian applications. Along with OpenStack, participating open source projects included Microsoft Disaster Recovery, Ushahidi, Sahana Software Foundation and others. As important as it is… Read more »

It’s Summer Internship Time in the Southern Hemisphere!

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After a brisk walk in Austin Texas in mid-30 degree Fahrenheit weather, I welcome the idea that it’s summertime somewhere. Since it’s summertime in the southern hemisphere, we can now announce our next round of Outreach Program for Women internships! I’m excited that we have four interns and four mentors this time around. Many thanks… Read more »

Lessons, Learning, and Long Views for Internship Programs

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In January 2013 the OpenStack project welcomed aboard three interns and excitedly assigned them to work on fairly complex projects in our first attempt at an organized project-level internship program. The OpenStack Foundation participated as one of the organizations with the GNOME Outreach Program for Women and learned quite a few lessons during the six… Read more »

Women of OpenStack at the Portland Summit

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Keeping in step with the rapid growth in the OpenStack community, the Women of OpenStack presence at the Summit has grown significantly as well – over 200 women registered. Upon arriving at the Summit in Portland women were welcomed with specially designed lady’s-cut red hoodies, an invitation to attend a networking breakfast, and an open… Read more »