Building inclusive Open Source communities

Building inclusive Open Source communities

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alicetragedy

October 20, 2018
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  1. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 Building inclusive Open

    Source Communities Laura Gaetano @alicetragedy
  2. Hi, I’m Laura. artist, web developer Travis Foundation ROSSConf Rails

    Girls Summer of Code @alicetragedy
  3. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 Why am I

    here today?
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  5. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 Community

  6. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 Community Empathy

  7. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 Empathy Support Community

  8. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 Empathy Support Meaningful

    discussions Community
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  10. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 Open Source

  11. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 Social justice and

    education Open Source
  12. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 Social justice and

    education Contributing to existing projects Open Source
  13. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 Social justice and

    education Contributing to existing projects Finding like-minded people Open Source
  14. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 Open Source is

    great, but…
  15. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 Open Source is

    white, male, cisgendered Open Source is great, but…
  16. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 “The gender imbalance

    in open source remains profound: 95% of respondents are men; just 3% are women and 1% are non-binary.” GitHub Open Source Survey, 2017
  17. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 ”1% of respondents

    identify as transgender […] and 7% identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, asexual, or another minority sexual orientation. 26% are immigrants […] and 16% are members of ethnic or national minorities in the country where they currently live.“ GitHub Open Source Survey, 2017
  18. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 Open Source is

    white, male, cisgendered
 Open Source relies on privilege Open Source is great, but… Open Source is great, but…
  19. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 Open Source is

    white, male, cisgendered
 Open Source relies on privilege
 Open Source is biased Open Source is great, but… Open Source is great, but…
  20. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 On privilege

  21. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 “In the role-playing

    game known as The Real World, ‘Straight White Male’ is the lowest difficulty setting there is.” John Scalzi
  22. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 Unpacking the invisible

    knapsack
  23. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 “I can turn

    on the television or open to the front page of the paper and see people of my race widely represented.” Peggy McIntosh
  24. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 Unpacking my invisible

    knapsack
  25. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 safety Unpacking the

    invisible knapsack
  26. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 representation in the

    media Unpacking the invisible knapsack
  27. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 renting a house

    in a “nice” 
 neighbourhood Unpacking the invisible knapsack
  28. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 Bias, prejudice, and

    the tech industry
  29. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 Flickr auto-tagging Bias,

    prejudice, and the tech industry
  30. Photo by Corey Deshon/Flickr

  31. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 Flickr auto-tagging The

    soap dispenser Bias, prejudice, and the tech industry
  32. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 Flickr auto-tagging The

    soap dispenser The Vero manifesto Bias, prejudice, and the tech industry
  33. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 “users who have

    your phone number in their address book get an alert that you’ve joined Vero.”
  34. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 “users who have

    your number can send you a Connect Request even if you have turned Connect Requests off.”
  35. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 “we encourage people

    to present themselves as they do in real life. This makes it easier for people to find you.”
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  37. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 Flickr auto-tagging The

    soap dispenser The Vero manifesto Smartphone dimensions Bias, prejudice, and the tech industry
  38. Photo by Alice Donovan Rouse / Unsplash

  39. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 Flickr auto-tagging The

    soap dispenser The Vero manifesto Smartphone dimensions Amazon’s recruiting tool Bias, prejudice, and the tech industry
  40. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 Women are more

    likely than men to encounter language or content that makes them feel unwelcome (25% vs 15%) as well as stereotyping (12% vs 2%) and unsolicited sexual advances (6% vs 3%). GitHub Open Source Survey, 2017
  41. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 And now?

  42. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 Making your project

    more inclusive
  43. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 Make your project

    accessible Making your project more inclusive
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  46. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 Make your project

    accessible
 Make your project welcoming Making your project more inclusive
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  49. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 Make your project

    accessible
 Make your project welcoming
 Add (and enforce) a Code of Conduct Making your project more inclusive
  50. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 Making your community

    more inclusive
  51. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 Making your community

    more inclusive Leverage your privilege
  52. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 Beware of ableist

    language and linguistic micro aggressions Making your community more inclusive
  53. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 Avoid using ableist

    language Making your community more inclusive
  54. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 Find replacements for

    ableist words s/crazy/unbelievable s/lame/ridiculous Making your community more inclusive
  55. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 Use technology to

    your advantage Making your community more inclusive
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  57. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 Don’t use the

    word “normal” when what you mean is “like me” Making your community more inclusive
  58. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 Making your community

    more inclusive Diversity isn’t just white women
  59. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 Making mistakes

  60. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 Apologise Making mistakes

  61. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 Don’t justify yourself

    Making mistakes
  62. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 Don’t make it

    about you Making mistakes
  63. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 Learn from it

    Making mistakes
  64. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 Move on Making

    mistakes
  65. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018

  66. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 Open Source is

    about people
  67. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 Towards a more

    compassionate web
  68. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 Thank you.

  69. @alicetragedy Open Source Summit EU, October 2018 Resources bit.ly/building-inclusive-open-source-communities 


    bit.ly/check-my-privilege
 bit.ly/coc-faq
 bit.ly/github-oss-survey
 bit.ly/white-privilege-mcintosh
 bit.ly/killing-diversity