Mozilla Summit Assembly

              Last weekend, I  was fortunate enough to spend a weekend in Paris .  A weekend with 65  other Mozillians(20 volunteers, 45 staff) nominated by their regional and functional areas to lay the groundwork that is necessary for the successful execution of the Summit in October. The power of[…]

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AdaCamp Takeaways for Women & Mozilla

It’s been a busy three weekends, with Makerfaire, AdaCamp and now wrapping up the Mozilla Summit Assembly in Paris (très bien) . Busy or not, I would be sad to miss the opportunity to  write about Adacamp’s influence on me as a women developer in open source, but also with mind to running more inclusive[…]

Be an Ally

I’ve learned many things during the last few days at AdaCamp, but the notion of ‘Allies for women in tech’ – actually for anyone who might face discrimination is one of the most meaningful take-aways so far. AdaCamp,  is  leading by example, featuring a ‘Main’ and  ‘Allies’ Tracks : Allies Track “is for people of[…]

Vancouver Mini MakerFaire

Super fun weekend at Mini Makerfaire in Vancouver. I traveled over from Vancouver Island with my two oldest daughters Molly and Daisy. Awesome to meetup with Helen, Dethe, Rowan, Erik, Jeff and others from Vancouver’s Mozilla office to run a Webmaker booth. Helen and I also talked ‘Webmaker’ on the Speakers stage Sunday Afternoon. Some[…]