Nominations Open for 2019 Red Hat Women in Open Source Awards

Awards program honors women making significant contributions to open
source

RALEIGH, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#RHSummit–Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source
solutions, today announced that it is accepting nominations for the 2019
Women in Open Source Awards
. Now in its fifth year, the Women in
Open Source Awards were created and are sponsored by Red Hat to honor
women who make important contributions to open source projects and
communities, or those making innovative use of open source methodology.

Nominations for this year’s awards will be accepted for two categories:
Academic, open to women who are enrolled full-time, earning 12 or more
credit hours, in college or university; and Community, open to all other
women contributing to projects related to open source.

One winner for each category will be announced at Red
Hat Summit 2019
, to be held at the Boston, May 7 –9, 2019. Each
winner will receive:

  • A $2,500 stipend;
  • Paid registration, flight, and hotel accommodations for Red Hat Summit
    2019; and
  • A featured speaker slot at a future Red Hat event.

Nominee experience and contributions can cover a wide range of open
source-related categories, including:

  • Coding and programming;
  • Community advocacy and management;
  • Design, artwork, user-experience (UI), and marketing;
  • Documentation, tutorials, and other types of communications;
  • Intellectual property advocacy and legal reform;
  • Open content;
  • Open hardware;
  • Open source methodology;
  • Quality assurance and bug triage;
  • System administration and infrastructure; and/or
  • Translation and other internationalization contributions.

Nominations will be accepted until Nov. 12, 2018, and anyone who
identifies as a woman is eligible to apply. Finalists will be selected
by judges, with winners being determined following a public vote.

Supporting Quote

DeLisa Alexander, executive vice president and chief people officer,
Red Hat

“Every year the nominations we receive for the Women in
Open Source Awards grow more and more impressive. This award is one of
the ways that we showcase the contributions of women who are advancing
open source technology and hopefully encourage new voices to become
catalysts for enhancing diversity in the tech industry.”

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