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Related to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts in the Fedora community.

Fedora DEI Team 2024 Q1 Report

This post is a brief summary of the team’s highlights over the course of the first quarter of 2024 (January to March). The new year brought new highlights: 

  • Fedora Council Hackfest
  • Fedora Week of Diversity
  • GNOME Collaboration
  • Marketing Team collaboration
  • Fedora Accessibility Working Group 

These highlights will be summarised below.

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Join Fedora Week of Diversity (FWD) 2024

We are happy to announce the Fedora Week of Diversity (FWD) 2024 from June 17th to 22nd, organized by the Fedora DEI Team. FWD is a time when we come together to honor the diverse voices, perspectives, and skills that enrich the vibrant Fedora community.

What is Fedora Week of Diversity (FWD)?

Every year, FWD serves as a platform to spotlight the different members and their noteworthy contributions to the community and projects they work on. This year’s theme, “Empowering Diversity, Enriching Communities,” acknowledges the views, perspectives, and talents of individuals from different backgrounds, experiences, and walks of life, impacting not only our community but also extending across the entire open-source ecosystem.

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Fedora DEI Team 2023 Q4: Appreciation Week and new members

The Fedora Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) Team rounded out 2023 with a focus on celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Fedora Project and officially welcoming new team members. This post is a brief recap of the fourth quarter of 2023 (October to December) for the DEI Team. The end of the year is typically a slower time in Fedora due to holidays, but we had some major highlights in 2023 Q4 anyways:

  • Shifted our sprint planning from a monthly cadence to a quarterly cadence.
  • Revived Fedora Appreciation Week after five years, to celebrate our 20th anniversary.
  • Welcomed two new team members, Robert Wright and Emma Kidney.
  • Fedora Pride was established, and represented at some of our virtual events.

This post summarizes these highlights and also paints a picture of what we were looking forward to in 2024 Q1. Read on to get the full scoop!

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Fedora Appreciation Week 2023: Day 7

Today is the last day of Fedora Appreciation Week. 🎉 While this week has been a dedicated time for expressing our gratitude, we aim to nurture and continue the tradition of showing appreciation to our friends throughout the year.

We want to thank everyone who joined us in this celebration. 💙 Your participation and contributions have made this event a truly special and memorable experience. As we move forward, let’s carry the spirit of gratitude with us and continue to acknowledge the exceptional efforts of our Fedora community.

Contributor Stories

Today’s Contributor Stories comes from Mikel.

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Fedora Appreciation Week 2023: Day 6

Today is Day 6 of Fedora Appreciation Week. 🎉 In celebration of the Fedora Project, our twenty-year anniversary, and the community of people that make Fedora what it is, the DEI team has gathered contributor stories, social media posts, and photos from the community to feature here daily throughout Appreciation Week. 💙

Is there someone you wish to express gratitude to? Would you like to share your appreciation with Fedora? Discover how you can be part of the celebration of 20 years of Fedora and participate in Fedora Appreciation Week.

Contributor Stories

Today’s Contributor Stories comes from Akashdeep Dhar.

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Fedora Appreciation Week 2023: Day 5

Today is Day 5 of Fedora Appreciation Week. 🎉 In celebration of the Fedora Project, our twenty-year anniversary, and the community of people that make Fedora what it is, the DEI team has gathered contributor stories, social media posts, and photos from the community to feature here daily throughout Appreciation Week. 💙

Is there someone you wish to express gratitude to? Would you like to share your appreciation with Fedora? Discover how you can be part of the celebration of 20 years of Fedora and participate in Fedora Appreciation Week.

Contributor Stories

Today’s Contributor Stories comes from Nikita Tripathi.

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Fedora Appreciation Week 2023: Day 4

Today is Day 4 of Fedora Appreciation Week. 🎉 In celebration of the Fedora Project, our twenty-year anniversary, and the community of people that make Fedora what it is, the DEI team has gathered contributor stories, social media posts, and photos from the community to feature here daily throughout Appreciation Week. 💙

Is there someone you wish to express gratitude to? Would you like to share your appreciation with Fedora? Discover how you can be part of the celebration of 20 years of Fedora and participate in Fedora Appreciation Week.

Contributor Stories

Today’s Contributor Stories come from Juan Carlos Araujo.

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Fedora Appreciation Week 2023: Day 3

Today is Day 3 of Fedora Appreciation Week. 🎉 In celebration of the Fedora Project, our twenty-year anniversary, and the community of people that make Fedora what it is, the DEI team has gathered contributor stories, social media posts, and photos from the community to feature here daily throughout Appreciation Week. 💙

Is there someone you wish to express gratitude to? Would you like to share your appreciation with Fedora? Discover how you can be part of the celebration of 20 years of Fedora and participate in Fedora Appreciation Week.

Contributor Stories

Today’s Contributor Stories come from two people: Robert Wright and David Vales.

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Fedora Appreciation Week 2023: Day 2

Today is Day 2 of Fedora Appreciation Week. 🎉 In celebration of the Fedora Project, our twenty-year anniversary, and the community of people that make Fedora what it is, the DEI team has gathered contributor stories, social media posts, and photos from the community to feature here daily throughout Appreciation Week. 💙

Is there someone you wish to express gratitude to? Would you like to share your appreciation with Fedora? Discover how you can be part of the celebration of 20 years of Fedora and participate in Fedora Appreciation Week.

Contributor Stories

Today’s Contributor Stories come from two people: Jona Azizaj and Daimar Stein.

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Fedora Appreciation Week 2023: Day 1

Today marks the exciting launch of Fedora Appreciation Week. 🎉 In celebration of the Fedora Project, our twenty-year anniversary, and the community of people that make Fedora what it is, the DEI team has gathered contributor stories, social media posts, and photos from the community to feature here daily throughout Appreciation Week. 💙

Is there someone you wish to express gratitude to? Would you like to share your appreciation with Fedora? Discover how you can be part of the celebration of 20 years of Fedora and participate in Fedora Appreciation Week.

Contributor Stories

Today’s Contributor Stories come from four people: Justin (JWF), David Cantrell, Joseph Gayoso and Robert Wright.

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