Introducing new generations to Open Source

Introducing new generations to Open Source

How to make young devs contribute to open source? How to find talent for your company? How to help underrepresented groups to start a professional path on programming?

Can we tackle all of these at the same time?
R: Yes, and here's how:

In this talk I’ll share my experience as mentor in the Rails Girls Summer of Code program and how these girls, with the proper training and motivation, passed from novice enthusiastic to junior developers working on a real protect in less than a year.

Talk given at FISL 17 in Porto Alegre, Brazil


Fernando Perales

July 12, 2016