OPW

  1. New FOSS Outreach Program internships for female technical contributors

    "Ghoshal, Sucheta staff photo Sept 2013" by Sucheta Ghoshal, under CC-BY-SA-3.0

    The Free and Open Source Software Outreach Program for Women offers paid internships to developers and other technical contributors working on projects together with free software organizations. […]... Read more

  2. FOSS Outreach Program for Women: success and new round

    Round 6 of the Free and Open Source Software Outreach Program for Women (OPW) has been successfully completed. Our intern, Rachel Thomas worked remotely from Boston (MA, USA) on Browser Test Automation for VisualEditor in a full-time Summer internship. For more detail on her work, check her wrap-up blog post, her project reports and her code contributions. In total, 37 women took part in this OPW ... Read more

  3. Apply for an internship with the Language engineering team

    Quim Gil, the Wikimedia Foundation’s Technical Contributor Coordinator, recently wrote about internship programs that the Wikimedia tech community participates in. These programs provide a valuable platform for a diverse group of contributors and nurture deeper collaboration across open source communities. He also shared details about participating in Google Summer of Code (GSoC) and Outreac... Read more

  4. FLOSS internship programs as catalysts for richer community collaboration

    These days we are welcoming a new wave of candidates for Google Summer of Code and FOSS Outreach Program for Women (OPW) internships. Interested? Stop reading and hurry up! Or keep reading to learn why these free software mentorship programs are doing so much good. Since 2006, Wikimedia has mentored 32 GSoC students. From those, only one (3.13%) was a woman (accepted in 2011), and she didn’t... Read more

  5. Welcome to FLOSS Outreach Program for Women interns

    I’m glad to announce that Kim Schoonover, Mariya Miteva, Priyanka Nag, Sucheta Ghoshal, Teresa Cho and Valerie Juarez will join the MediaWiki community as full-time interns between January and March 2013. They have been selected as part of the FLOSS Outreach Program for Women, an initiative of the GNOME Foundation, with participation by several other free software projects: Deltacloud, Fedor... Read more