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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.

Course Rating
4.5/5 Stars
Who Is It For

This course is for everyone involved or looking to become involved in open source software communities.
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What You’ll Learn

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.
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What It Prepares You For

By the end of this course, you will gain essential background knowledge and skills to promote inclusivity, diversity and equality in open source communities.
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Course Outline
Module 1. The Case for Diversity
Module 2. Unconscious Bias, Racism and Sexism
Module 3. Making Change

There are no requirements for this course.
Jun 2023
I never thought there were so many concepts on bias and inclusion. The explanations were great.
Jun 2023
I liked the opportunity to learn new concepts about inclusivity, and the provided examples, which are really useful in order to apply them to our daily basis.
Mar 2023
It was simple to follow, and had a lot of useful information.
Feb 2023
I liked the resources that were provided in this course, especially the Naming Convention initiative.