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Wednesday, August 29 • 5:40pm - 6:20pm
BoF: Inclusion, Diversity, and Community: The R-Ladies Initiative - Gabriela de Queiroz & Augustina Ragwitz, R-Ladies

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Inclusion, Diversity, and Community: the R-Ladies initiative

Abstract: R-Ladies is an organization with the mission of promoting diversity in R Community via meetups and mentorships. The first chapter was founded in San Francisco in 2012 and in 2018, R-Ladies has grown to over 100 chapters in 37 countries and more than 20,000 members around the world. In this talk, we will share the R-Ladies history, the amazing work we have achieved, future plans and how you can support R-Ladies around the world.

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Gabriela de Queiroz

Developer Advocate, IBM
Gabriela de Queiroz is a Data and AI Developer Advocate at IBM CODAIT. She is the founder of R-Ladies (Global), a worldwide organization for promoting diversity in the R community with more than 100 chapters in 35+ countries. She runs the R-Ladies San Francisco chapter and serves... Read More →
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Augustina Ragwitz

Developer Advocate, IBM
Augustina Ragwitz is a social scientist, software hacker, and open source advocate with a plethora of computer industry experience in a wide range of roles, from highly technical (software engineer, DevOps) to highly human (customer support, technical writing). Augustina spends her... Read More →

Wednesday August 29, 2018 5:40pm - 6:20pm
Room 213