Grace Hopper Annual Conference Schedule


Humanitarian Free and Open Source Software: Motivating the Underrepresented

October 14 10:30 am-11:30 am
340 A Level Three GRBCC
TRACK: Open Source
LEVEL: Intermediate

This panel will highlight the benefits, and challenges, of involving students in Humanitarian Free and Open Source Software (HFOSS) projects. Panelists will emphasize the opportunities that HFOSS presents to engage and motivate their students, to provide their students with real-world experience, and to increase their understanding of social responsibility. Additionally, panelists will talk about how the potential to help others can attract a more diverse student body.