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Friday, June 11 • 8:10am - 8:25am
The Foundations of Community

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Nothing you do matters unless people are involved. But the most important part of creating open source communities is your mindset as a maintainer and leader: understanding why community building, contributor on-ramping, and communication sets the stage for project success. This talk, delivered by seasoned CNCF open source community members Kat Cosgrove and Celeste Horgan, goes over actionable ways to attract and build a robust, active developer community around your open source project, and the mindset you need to develop to do so.

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Celeste Horgan

Senior Technical Writer, CNCF, CNCF
Celeste is a Senior Technical Writer at CNCF. She provides technical writing and design support for cloud native projects across the organization. In her spare time, she’d prefer to be staring out of coffee shop windows, latte in hand, pondering the mysteries of the universe. She... Read More →
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Kat Cosgrove

Developer Advocate, Independent
Kat Cosgrove is a Developer Advocate, a CNCF Ambassador, and an actual cyborg. Her professional background has run the gamut from bartender, to video store clerk, to teacher, to software developer. Her specialty is approachable 101-level content for junior developers or anyone else... Read More →

Friday June 11, 2021 8:10am - 8:25am PDT
Virtual Experience