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Here are some ideas for getting the word out, about free software and programming outreach events that are targeted at women.
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Here are some ideas for getting the word out about free software and programming outreach events that are targeted at women.
  
Some events are women-only, and other events are open-invitation. Use your judgment as to what groups listed her are more and less likely to be interested in your announcement.
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The event you're trying to advertise might be women-only, or it might be open-invitation. Use your judgment as to what groups listed here are more and less likely to be interested in your announcement.
  
 
== Internet groups oriented around women in tech ==
 
== Internet groups oriented around women in tech ==
  
 
* The [http://geekfeminism.org/ Geek Feminism] blog has a bunch of [http://geekfeminism.org/contributors/ contributors] who write for it. Get in touch with one, and ask him/her to write a note about your event.
 
* The [http://geekfeminism.org/ Geek Feminism] blog has a bunch of [http://geekfeminism.org/contributors/ contributors] who write for it. Get in touch with one, and ask him/her to write a note about your event.
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* You can ask freedeb to let you post to the [http://libreplanet.org/wiki/Group:Women's_Caucus LibrePlanet Women's Caucus] general list: http://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/womeninfreesoftware
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* [http://geekfeminism.wikia.com/wiki/LinuxChix LinuxChix] (Akkana is a friendly person to OpenHatch-y stuff)
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** Also they have lots of local chapters. We should try to reach those people, too!
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== Geek feminism communities page ==
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http://geekfeminism.wikia.com/wiki/Category:Communities is quite impressive.
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http://geekfeminism.wikia.com/wiki/List_of_academic_organizations_interested_in_women_in_CS is, basically, a better version of this page.
  
 
== Colleges and universities ==
 
== Colleges and universities ==
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* Penn women in CS
 
* Penn women in CS
 
* Johns Hopkins women in CS
 
* Johns Hopkins women in CS
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* [http://cs.nyu.edu/~wincweb/winc.html NYU women in CS]
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* [http://www.cs.columbia.edu/wics/ Columbia women in CS]
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[[Category:Outreach]]

Latest revision as of 17:36, 28 November 2012

Here are some ideas for getting the word out about free software and programming outreach events that are targeted at women.

The event you're trying to advertise might be women-only, or it might be open-invitation. Use your judgment as to what groups listed here are more and less likely to be interested in your announcement.

Internet groups oriented around women in tech[edit]

Geek feminism communities page[edit]

http://geekfeminism.wikia.com/wiki/Category:Communities is quite impressive.

http://geekfeminism.wikia.com/wiki/List_of_academic_organizations_interested_in_women_in_CS is, basically, a better version of this page.

Colleges and universities[edit]

Women's colleges and universities[edit]

Women's groups at all-gender institutions[edit]