Contributing to FOSS (Free and Open Source Software)
Talk Description: Join CodeDay executive director Tyler Menezes as he explores the different ways that you can start contributing to FOSS, or Free and Open Source Software.
Speaker Bio: Tyler Menezes is the Executive Director at CodeDay, where he works to provide welcoming and diverse opportunities for under-served students to explore a future in tech and beyond. Born in Canada but raised in the Pacific Northwest, he briefly attended the University of Washington before dropping out to start a Y Combinator and venture-backed social video startup in 2011. This, combined with stints working in machine learning at Microsoft Research and as a programmer at several Seattle startups, led to his work finding data-driven solutions to increasing CS diversity and enrollment since 2014.