[Python-au] Kiwi PyCon 2013 Keynote: Jessica McKellar

Danny Adair president at nzpug.org
Sun Jul 7 21:44:53 UTC 2013


Do not miss out on this inspirational speaker! - http://nz.pycon.org/

Our Sunday Keynote Speech
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Jessica will be talking about the Python community.

Jessica about Jessica
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Jessica McKellar is an entrepreneur, software engineer, and open
source developer from Cambridge, MA. She is a Python Software
Foundation board member and an organizer for the largest Python user
group in the world [1]. With that group she runs the Boston Python
Workshop [2] -- an introductory programming pipeline that has brought
hundreds of women into the local Python community and is being
replicated in cities across the US. Jessica is a veteran open source
contributor and a maintainer for several open source projects,
including OpenHatch and the Twisted event-driven networking engine;
she wrote a chapter on Twisted [3] for The Architecture of Open Source
Applications Volume II and the second edition of O'Reilly's Twisted
Networking Essentials.

[1] http://bostonpython.com
[2] http://bostonpythonworkshop.com/
[3] http://www.aosabook.org/en/twisted.html



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