WOSS



Women in Open Source Summit (WOSS), is a forum hosted by PyLadies Ghana aimed at improving the discourse on ladies' participation in open source. Here, talks and open discussions will be held on open source opportunities and how to benefit as an open-source contributor.

WOSS is a great opportunity for women attending the conference who love Python or are interested in open-source, to meet others in the same boat in a fun, relaxed environment.



Details
  • Start: 3 p.m. | Oct. 13, 2022
  • End: 5 p.m. | Oct. 13, 2022
  • Cost: Fully Sponsored

  • (Please note that this is our provisional time/schedule and is subject to change)

Venue
  • Room: Kumasi
Organizer(s)

ADD TO MY CALENDAR 10/13/2022 3 p.m. 10/13/2022 5 p.m. Africa/Accra WOSS | PyCon Ghana 2022

Women in Open Source Summit (WOSS), is a forum hosted by PyLadies Ghana aimed at improving the discourse on ladies' participation in open source. Here, talks and open discussions will be held on open source opportunities and how to benefit as an open-source contributor.

Kumasi https://ghana.pyladies.com/ pycon@pythonghana.org

Event Schedule

Activity Facilitator
2:45pm - 3:00pm
Registration
3:00pm - 3:05pm
Opening Remarks
PyLadies Ghana
3:05pm - 3:25pm
Keynote
Bo English-Wiczling
Global Head of DevRel at Oracle
3:25pm - 3:50pm
Talk
Ruth Ikegah
Community Lead at CHAOSS Project Africa
3:50pm - 4:00pm
Coffee Break
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4:00pm - 4:25pm
Abigail Afi Gbadago
Software Engineer.
4:25pm - 4:35pm
How PyLadies Ghana is making contributions in OSS
PyLadies Ghana
4:35pm- 4:55pm
Open Forum Discussion on WOSS participation globally
Omotola Omotayo
Community Manager at Outreachy.
4:55pm - 5:00pm
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Speakers

Abigail Afi Gbadago

Software Engineer @afi_maame

Bo English-Wiczling

Global Head of DevRel at Oracle @bwiczling

Ruth Ikegah

Community Lead at CHAOSS Project Africa @IkegahRuth

Omotola Omotayo

Community Manager at Outreachy @elegant_tolly


Why Should You Attend?

Bridge the gap

Diversity disparity in technology overall limits the pool of diverse contributors to open source communities. Did you know that for every 100 open-source contributors only about 6 are ladies? Let's have a discourse on how we can help bridge this gap. Useful link

Get Informed

This forum is highly educative and informative about the prospects of open source and how diversity and inclusion creates a better environment for open source improvement.

Get Involved

Get some ideas on how you can get involved and begin or further your journey.

Connect and Collaborate

Get the opportunity to meet other like-minded individuals, share ideas & resources, connect and collaborate.

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