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Veronica Lopez

Beyond OSS


As software engineers, we’re constantly encouraged to contribute to Open Source as a means of learning and giving back to our communities. However, this vision can alienate newcomers from different backgrounds. To fight this back, in this talk I’ll explain why this happens, and I will share different ideas that can lead us to foster real diversity in our communities and workplaces.


I'm a former physicist turned computer scientist who currently finds joy working with distributed systems with Go, and trying to make physics and computer science converge. Proud Mexican and tea junkie.