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More than 100 nominations were narrowed down to 10 finalists for the Women in Open Source Award. Voting is open until March 6th and the winners will be announced at the Red Hat Summit in June.

Awards will be given in two categories, Community and Academic. The finalists for the Community Award are:

  • Shauna Gordon-McKeon, program director at OpenHatch
  • Elizabeth K. Joseph, systems engineer at HP
  • Deb Nicholson, community outreach director at MediaGoblin
  • Karen Sandler, executive director at the Software Freedom Conservancy
  • Sarah Sharp, embedded software architect at Intel

And in the Academic Award category:

  • Charul, Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad
  • Sophia D’Antoine, student at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (studying Computer Science and Computer System’s Engineering, Bachelor’s and Master’s degree)
  • Emily Dunham, Oregon State University (studying computer science)
  • Netha Hussain, Government Medical College, Kozhikode, University of Calicut (earning a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery)
  • Kesha Shah, student at Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology (earning a Bachelor of Tech (B. Tech) in Information and Communication Technology)

Visit the Women in Open Source Award page to learn more about the finalists and to cast your votes.

(And good luck to all the finalists in this inspiring group of women!)

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