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Kelley Nielsen

Kelley Nielsen
Intern, Linux Foundation, Gnome Foundation

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Kelley is a relatively new kernel developer, who is learning under the excellent guidance of mentors through the Gnome Outreach Program for Women. She is also a co-coordinator for Codechix, which organizes in-person events of all kinds for women and everybody. Before settling on the kernel, she wrote a collection of Linux screen saver demos, aptly titled Xtra Screen Hacks, and a few Android apps. She blogs here.

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Office Hours
Expo Hall (Table C)
Kelley Nielsen (Linux Foundation, Gnome Foundation)
Learn how Kelley evolved from frustrated retail worker to Linux kernel developer through the Gnome Outreach Program for Women. She’ll talk about the personal ways that outreach and mentoring affect new contributors—and how important introspection and self-knowledge are in the process. Read more.
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Kelley Nielsen (Linux Foundation, Gnome Foundation)
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I was chosen, out of eighteen successful applicants, to be one of four Linux kernel interns through the Gnome Outreach Program for Women. This is the story of my journey from a frustrated retail worker, dreaming of writing code for a living, to a full fledged kernel developer. Read more.