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Free Webinar on How To Develop a Winning Speaking Submission from Deb Nicholson and Women in Open Source

By 03/02/20178月 22nd, 2017Blog

Women in Open Source will kick off a webinar series that will discuss cultivating more diverse viewpoints and voices in open source, including both inspirational ideas and practical tips the community can immediately put into action. The first webinar, “From Abstract to Presentation: How To Develop a Winning Speaking Submission” will be held Thursday, March 9, 2017, at 8 a.m. Pacific Time.

Register today for this free webinar, brought to you by Women in Open Source.

In this webinar, Deb Nicholson, FOSS policy and community advocate, will discuss how to write a winning abstract for a CFP to become a speaker. From picking interesting topics and writing a compelling proposal to the best style and format and how to get the biggest audience once chosen, Deb will summarize the most important factors to consider. And she’ll spend time answering your questions. So mark your calendars and join us!

Deb is community outreach director for the Open Invention Network, the largest patent non-aggression community in history and supports freedom of action in Linux as a key element of open source software. She’s won the O’Reilly Open Source Award, one of the most recognized awards in the FLOSS world, for her work on GNU MediaGoblin and OpenHatch.

For news on future Women in Open Source events and initiatives, join the Women in Open Source email list and Slack channel. Please send a request to join via email to

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