Yani Bellini Saibene on better scientific coding communities

By Yanina Bellini Saibene in Interview English Community Education Translations Open Source Software

April 12, 2024

Abstract

Yani Bellini Saibene explores funding challenges, sustainability in volunteer models, diversity in open source, addressing global disparities, and community empowerment.

Date

April 12, 2024

Time

12:00 AM

Location

online

Event

In this episode of Sustain, host Richard welcomes guest Yani Bellini Saibene from Argentina. Yani, with a rich background in open source community management, shares her journey into the tech and open source world, and highlights her roles as the rOpenSci Community Manager, R-Ladies Project Lead, and Vice President for the Board of Directors for The Carpentries. The discussion dives into the challenges of funding, sustainability of volunteer-based models, and the importance of including diverse voices in open source development. The conversation also explores the economic disparities and cultural differences affecting contributors form the global south and how building strong local communities can empower individuals by providing them with tools, knowledge, and a sense of belonging in the wider world.

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Posted on:
April 12, 2024
Length:
1 minute read, 130 words
Categories:
Interview English Community Education Translations Open Source Software
Tags:
R-Ladies rOpeSci The Carpentries Community
See Also:
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Day 12. Distilling how to use Participatory Live Coding in-person and online - Tip 5
Day 11. Distilling how to use Participatory Live Coding in-person and online - Tip 3 y 4