Inclusive Open Source Community Orientation (LFC102)
Created in collaboration with the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT), this free orientation course is designed to provide you with essential background knowledge and practical skills to create an inclusive culture in the open source community.
This course is for everyone involved or looking to become involved in open source software communities.
The content of this course covers facts about diversity in tech, the importance of diversity for innovation, the basics of unconscious and societal bias, and how to recognize the different ways unconscious bias presents itself in technical environments. The course also provides the knowledge and skills to recognize, appreciate, and include people of differing races, ethnicities, genders, ages, abilities and other identity categories and promote inclusivity and diversity in open source communities.
By the end of this course, you will gain essential background knowledge and skills to promote inclusivity, diversity and equality in open source communities.
Module 1: The Case for Diversity
Module 2: Unconscious Bias, Racism and Sexism
Module 3: Making Change
Length: 1 weeks
Effort: 1-2 hours per week