Author Archives: Leslie Hawthorn

Meet the Community DevRoom 2020 Program Committee

Laura and I are at it again, joined this year by new co-chair and long time program committee member, Shirley Bailes. We’re looking forward to seeing folks at FOSDEM 2020, and hope you will join us in the Community DevRoom. … Continue reading

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How to Manage Change with Minimal Exhaustion

Photo by Fabien Bazanegue on Unsplash Inspired by a workshop my colleague, Tim Hildred, put together for us at Red Hat, I’ve been working on a few posts that focus on lessons business leaders can learn from community builders and transformation agents. My … Continue reading

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FOSDEM 2018 Community DevRoom Recap: Brian Proffitt & Jeremy Garcia

For those of you who missed the talks live or on the livestream of the FOSDEM 2018 Community DevRoom, my co-chair, Laura, and I are doing some follow up posts on each talk to bring you the video and the … Continue reading

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FOSDEM 2018 Community DevRoom Recap: Deb Nicholson & Mike McQuaid

Another year, another fabulous FOSDEM. This year, I had the honor of once again co-chairing the Community DevRoom with Laura Czjakowski. We welcomed 16 fantastic speakers on topics ranging from open source in government to technical writing for non-writers. We … Continue reading

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Meet the Community DevRoom Speakers (vol. 6)

Laura and I are continuing our interview series with the FOSDEM Community DevRoom speakers on why they submitted their particular talk, thoughts on their ideal audience members and what else they plan to see at the conference. If you missed the … Continue reading

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Meet the Community DevRoom Speakers (vol. 5)

Laura and I are continuing our interview series with the FOSDEM Community DevRoom speakers on why they submitted their particular talk, thoughts on their ideal audience members and what else they plan to see at the conference. If you missed … Continue reading

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Meet the Community DevRoom Speakers (vol. 2)

In case you missed it, you may enjoy our first speaker interview post, featuring Deb Nicholson and Mike McQuaid. Laura and I are continuing our speaker interview series with the FOSDEM Community DevRoom speakers on why they submitted their particular … Continue reading

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