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Breaking the Walls of Building Effective Communities

Breaking the Walls of Building Effective Communities

Falling Walls Labs 2014, Berlin 2014

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Ankit Bahuguna

November 08, 2014
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  1. # BREAKING THE WALL OF FALLING WALLS LAB 2014 BERLIN

    BUILDING EFFECTIVE COMMUNITIES ANKIT BAHUGUNA (@codekee) INDIA / GERMANY TU MÜNCHEN & MOZILLA
  2. # BREAKING THE WALL OF BUILDING EFFECTIVE COMMUNITIES ANKIT BAHUGUNA

    • I AM A MOZILLIAN! • Mozilla’s mission is to promote openness, innovation & opportunity on the Web. It revolutionized: • Browser Industry: Firefox • Feature Phone Segment: FirefoxOS • Teaching Web Making: Webmaker. • Fact: Apart from 900+ full time paid employees, there are several thousand active and highly engaged volunteers globally which form the Mozilla Community, contributing to almost 40% of total work!
  3. # BREAKING THE WALL OF BUILDING EFFECTIVE COMMUNITIES ANKIT BAHUGUNA

    BREAKING THE WALL: HOW TO BUILD EFFECTIVE COMMUNITIES? • It begins with Leaders - Start with “WHY”! – Challenge the status quo! – Build a culture. – Connect people to one another. – Commit to the cause – commit to the community! • Tell a story / create a movement – Mozilla’s mission: “to protect the web we all love.” • Connect a Tribe – Firefox Project: Passionate group of hackers who wanted to break browser monopoly! • Lead a Movement – Mozilla Foundation - Connect to volunteers and empower them! • Make a Change  - Revolutionize Industries! The ability to actually work together, form and strengthen this global community with this shared mission is key to our success! ~ Mitchell Baker (Executive Chairwoman, Mozilla) Get Involved: www.mozilla.org/contribute