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Deb Nicholson

Event Track Day Room Start time Duration
Panel on Software Patents Saturday AW1.125 18:00 00:30

Deb Nicholson works at the intersection of technology and social justice.
She has over fifteen years of non-profit management experience and got involved
in the free software movement about five years ago when she started working for
the Free Software Foundation. She is currently the Community Outreach Director
for the Open Invention Network - the defensive patent pool built to protect
Linux projects. She is also the Community Manager for GNU MediaGoblin, a brand
new federated media hosting program. In her spare time, she serves on the board
of OpenHatch, a small non-profit dedicated to identifying and mentoring new free
software contributors with a particular interest in building a more diverse free
software movement. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.