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Friday, August 31 • 4:50pm - 5:30pm
Panel Discussion: How Writing can Change Your Career for the Better (Even if You don't Identify as a Writer) - Moderated by Rikki Endsley, Opensource.com, Red Hat

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Even if you don't consider yourself to be "a writer," you should consider writing about your open source contributions, project, or community. In this panel, learn about the many career and project benefits of writing from the experts: the professional editors and writers in tech. You'll also find out what it takes to get what you wrote published on a popular site so you can reach the biggest audience.


Amber Ankerholz

Content Marketing Manager, The Linux Foundation
Content Marketing Manager @LinuxFoundation. Writer, editor, speedreader. Long-time freelancer for Linux New Media, @usenix, and more.
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VM (Vicky) Brasseur

Corporate Strategist, Open Source & Technical Leader, Author, Speaker
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Dawn Foster

Director of Open Source Community Strategy, VMware
Dawn is the Director of Open Source Community Strategy at VMware within the Open Source Program Office. She has 20+ years of experience at companies like Intel and Puppet with expertise in community building, strategy, open source software, metrics, and more. She is passionate about... Read More →
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Alex Williams

Founder and Publisher, The New Stack
Alex Williams is founder and publisher of The New Stack, a content platform for the people who build and manage software the world relies on. He was an editor at ReadWriteWeb and TechCrunch before leaving in 2014 to start The New Stack. Alex hosts The New Stack Makers pancake and... Read More →

Friday August 31, 2018 4:50pm - 5:30pm PDT
Room 213