“Women flock to Linux talkfest”

More than 50 women have signed up to the traditionally male dominated event, which represents approximately 10% of the overall number of registrations. – Chris Duckett, Bulider Au

Full story here.

And that number has now risen to about 65 women, about 12% of the total registrations, awesome! It isn’t by any count the best we can do, but it is the best we have done. Hopefully this’ll encourage more female geeks to come and enjoy linux.conf.au :)

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2 Responses to “Women flock to Linux talkfest”

  1. donna says:

    brilliant brilliant brilliant!!!

  2. Shelton says:

    Yes – nice to see the fairer sex involved in the free software movement!

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