Put open source to work
July 16–17, 2018: Training & Tutorials
July 18–19, 2018: Conference
Portland, OR
Abigail Cabunoc Mayes

Abigail Cabunoc Mayes
Practice Lead, Working Open, Mozilla Foundation

Website | @abbycabs

Abigail Cabunoc Mayes is the Working Open practice lead at the Mozilla Foundation, where she runs Mozilla Open Leaders, an online mentorship program offering training and one-to-one support to open project leads. With a background in bioinformatics and computer science, she is fueling a culture of openness in research and innovation. Previously, she was lead developer of the Mozilla Science Lab and worked as a bioinformatics software developer at the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research and at Michigan State University. Abigail is editor for the Journal of Open Source Software. She has been recognized as one of the 100 awesome women in open source.


11:50am12:30pm Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Level: Non-technical
Abigail Cabunoc Mayes (Mozilla Foundation)
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Applying open practices increases the reach and impact of projects in the market, and the unique characteristics of working open (e.g., understandable, participatory, and extensible) provide the best platform to solve problems we face today. Abigail Cabunoc Mayes draws on her experience mentoring hundreds of open projects to discuss how and why working open gives you a competitive edge. Read more.