3 Indian ladies make finalists’ rundown for Red Hat’s Open Source Awards

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New Delhi, Jun 23: Finalists for the 2016 Women in Open Source Awards, composed by Red Hat, incorporate three ladies from India, who are understudies seeking after software engineering and designing degrees.

Presently in its second year, the Women in Open Source Award was made to respect ladies who make critical commitments to open source undertakings and groups or make inventive utilization of open source philosophies.

The grant highlights five finalists each in two classes: The Women in Open Source Academic Award for ladies who are enlisted in a school or college and the Women in Open Source Community Award for ladies who work or volunteer on open source ventures.

The three Indian ladies, who made it to the rundown of finalists, are Ankita Shukla, an understudy at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Roorkee seeking after a four year college education in software engineering; Divya Upadhyay, an understudy at National Institute of Technology in Patna seeking after a four year certification in software engineering and designing; and Preeti Murthy, an understudy at Carnegie Mellon University seeking after a graduate degree in electrical and PC building.

Ankita has been an open source supporter for a long time, including tasks and groups like Wikimedia, WikiWomen’s Collaborative, Mozilla, Google Code-in, Outreachy, Systers, and she++; Divya has been adding to open hotspot for about eighteen months with Systers, Google Code-in, Google Summer of Code, Ushahidi, Typo3 CMS, Ruby, and she++; while Preeti has been adding to open hotspot for over three years, chipping away at the Linux bit, Mono, and Outreachy.

The recompense will be introduced amid the twelfth yearly Red Hat Summit, the industry’s head open source innovation meeting, occurring June 27-30 in San Francisco.

The victors will get a 2,500 dollars stipend each and be met by Opensource.com. They will likewise get a complimentary go to go to Red Hat Summit including flight and lodging housing, and a talking opportunity at a future Red Hat Women’s Leadership Community occasion.