Making Open Work
May 8–9, 2017: Training & Tutorials
May 10–11, 2017: Conference
Austin, TX
Tameika Reed

Tameika Reed
CEO, Women In Linux

Website | @WomenInLinux

Tameika Reed founded Women In Linux out of frustration that there were no other women or women of color represented at the workplace or tech events. Tameika is a self-taught Linux administrator who has spent countless hours helping others get started in Linux. In conjunction with the NAACP, she provides families with basic computer training and life skills. Tameika is also a consultant to the Education Foundation on how to introduce Linux and other tech careers to Florida students.


2:35pm3:15pm Thursday, May 11, 2017
Collaboration and Community
Location: Meeting Room 9C
Level: Non-technical
Tameika Reed (Women In Linux)
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How can one want diversity and still fail to show up? When you say there is a pipeline issue, this doesn't reflect negatively on schools—it concerns the tech community as whole. Tameika Reed explains how to change the mindset of those who are not involved in diversity. Read more.
3:25pm4:05pm Thursday, May 11, 2017
Location: Table 1
Tameika Reed (Women In Linux)
Come chat with Tameika, the founder of Women in Linux, about community building. She can answer your questions about how to create an inclusive and collaborative community. Read more.