OUR GOAL

To increase the participation of women and gender minorities in the open source community.

SPONSORSHIP

We are looking for sponsors.  Please email info@wimlds.org (Attention: Reshama Shaikh) for more information.

PURPOSE

The participation rates by women are quite low for:

  • open source:  11%
  • python:  2%
  • scikit-learn:  <1%

The sprints are being organized to:

  • Involve more women and gender minorities in scikit-learn and open source
  • Contribute to scikit-learn library
  • Build momentum for continued contribution
  • Widen the pool of open-source contributors

REQUIREMENTS & PREPARATION

Preparation

BACKGROUND

About the WiMLDS Scikit-learn Open Source Sprints

Nairobi Kenya Scikit Sprint Impact Report (2019)

WiMLDS Sprint Impact Report (2017-2018)

Interview with Andreas Mueller

San Francisco Scikit Sprint (full website for 2019)

Upcoming Sprints

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New York, NY:  scikit-learn (August 2019)

San Francisco, CA:  scikit-learn (November 2019)

Completed Sprints

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Nairobi, Kenya: scikit-learn (June 2019)

New York, NY:  scikit-learn (September 2018)

New York, NY:  scikit-learn (March 2017)