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October 23-26, 2017 - Prague, Czech Republic
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Thursday, October 26 • 14:00 - 14:30
It Takes a Village - Judy Gichoya, LibreHealth

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How do you spread the bug to learn and get engaged in technology when there is no exposure? This talk is on soft skills to spark interest in getting more women in computing. Judy will share her story growing up in rural Kenya, her accidental journey to technology through open source and how she is mentoring and helping other women and African students to join in open source. Judy serves as the project maintainer for LibreHealth radiology, and will share on her journey in health open source projects, failing in technology, mentorship and merging her passion of technology into a medicine career. By attending this talk you will learn soft skills on how to be a champion for diversity in technology in everyday activities.

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Judy Gichoya

Project Maintainer, Librehealth
Judy Gichoya has a passion for utilizing technology to save lives. A medical doctor from Kenya, she has worked with various open source health systems used in many developing countries as a developer, implementer and end user. Her passion in global health and informatics has seen... Read More →

Thursday October 26, 2017 14:00 - 14:30 CEST
Karlin I-III