Submitted by superhaecksen on Fri, 2011-09-09 19:55
With huge recent increases in the number of women speaking in the
linux.conf.au main program, this year, the Haecksen miniconf is moving away
from general technical talks by women and towards discussing and
highlighting activities and events supporting women in open source.
Submitted by superhaecksen on Mon, 2011-01-17 08:05
Allies are people who support a group who are commonly the subject of discrimation, prejudice, etc, but who are not members of that group. Specifically, feminist allies are men who support women's rights and promote feminism.
Submitted by superhaecksen on Fri, 2011-01-07 06:54
linux.conf.au is on in Brisbane this year, from 24-29 January: http://lca2011.linux.org.au/
It has become traditional to hold a Girl Geek Dinner during the week of LCA to allow the visiting girl geeks to meet up with the local crowd, even when the locals might not be attending the conference. This fosters a greater sense of community amongst women in tech across the country and the world, and further supports the central tenet of Girl Geek Dinners.
The dinner is fully sponsored by Red Hat, and will be held at the Red Hat offices at North Quay. Come along to meet some new faces!
Submitted by superhaecksen on Wed, 2010-09-08 16:03
The Haecksen miniconf is on again! This year, linux.conf.au is going to be held in sunny Brisbane, and we want to invite women who develop, administer and play with FLOSS to come and join us again at the miniconf.
Important: The CFP closes at midnight 24 September 2010. Selected talks will be announced early in October. That's not much time, so get cracking!
We're attempting to mix it up a bit this year, so we're looking for people willing to give long talks like normal (20 or 40 minutes), but we are also after lightning talkers, panel experts, and hands-on demos.