Speaker - Sage Sharp
Sage Sharp is the Senior Director of Diversity & Inclusion at Software Freedom Conservancy. Sage runs Conservancy's diversity initiative, Outreachy. Outreachy provides internships in open source and open science. Outreachy provides internships to people subject to systemic bias and impacted by underrepresentation in the technical industry where they are living. Sage has been a free software contributor since 2007. Sage is known for their past work as the author and maintainer of the Linux kernel USB 3.0 driver. Today, Sage is involved in the Python community, and works as a Django web developer for the Outreachy website. Sage founded their own company, Otter Tech, to provide Code of Conduct enforcement workshops. Sage has trained Code of Conduct teams for open source communities like Kubernetes, GNOME, Python, Drupal, WordPress, OpenStreetMap, Elastic, and Symfony.