Tania Allard

Developer Advocate


Tania is a Developer Advocate at Microsoft, where focuses on the open-source, data science, research software, and scientific computing communities.

She has a track record for getting things done and building inclusive and welcoming technical communities. She is passionate about empowering developers of all backgrounds and experience levels through open source and inclusive tools. She is also an advocate for transparent and ethical machine learning and love all things data.

Handbook for Successful Online Open Source Sprints

We have organized many mentored sprints, but being in lockdown meant we had to run our first online mentored sprints. Moving such events from in-person to an online setting was a challenging yet quite enlightening experience. To start with, there are many things that work in traditional sprints but does not work in an online format. Learnt from our experience, so that you do not have to start from scratch. In this talk, we are going to tell you what challenges you will face organizing an online event, and how to overcome them, from making the right technical choices to supporting sprinters and open-source mentors.


Twitter: @ixek

GitHub: @trallard

Website: www.bitsandchips.me

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