IBM launches grant to promote diversity in the open source community

IBM is reinforcing its commitment to diversity and inclusion in the open source field with the launch of the IBM Open Source Community Grant. Announced at this week’s All Things Open conference in Raleigh, NC, the grant — which will be awarded quarterly — will see the winner receive $25k in cash and $25k in Cloud Credits in order to support their efforts dedicated to education and skill building for women, minorities, and/or under-served communities. The inaugural grant is going to Girls Who Code, a non-profit organization working to increase the number of women working in computer science. “This grant… [Continue Reading] Read more: betanews.com