Women in Drupal (Formerly DrupalChix)

Only about 1.5% of the people involved in open source are women, leaving us terribly underrepresented. In the Drupal world, we're up to a whopping 7% 10% 17%, which only gets us to awfully unrepresented. ;) This group is for anyone (male, female, or otherwise) who believes that we can do better and wants to help.

So if you:

  • are a woman who needs some help/guidance in order to get (more) involved with Drupal and the Drupal community
  • are a woman who wants to network and get to know other women involved in Drupal
  • are anyone who has ideas on things we can do to help encourage women to participate in Drupal

...then this is the group for you. :)

This group is specifically not for job postings, so please keep those off this list. Thanks.

arianek's picture

DrupalChix Logo files

Posting a bunch of the DrupalChix logo files here for posterity, so everyone can find and use them whenever they need!

I had to turn the big file from Naxoc into a .gz file to upload it here, but FYI it contains several .pngs in different colours plus on .eps file. This is the file "drupalchixlogos.tar_.gz"

UPDATED:
Got the other set from Rainbreaw, which is the file "drupalchixlogos2.tar_.gz" - it has the two different versions of the Drupalchix logo that they created for LA Drupal. She says:

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Where in the World are the DrupalChix?

There have been a number of comments about how to find other women in Drupal. We're scattered around, but maybe not as much as we think. And it would be nice to know if there are other DrupalChix nearby. Maybe it could even lead to some regional DrupalChix get-togethers :-)

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hanpersand's picture

Women in Drupal Panel - NYC Camp 2014 at United Nations

Great panel on women leaders in technology with Angie Byron, Holly Ross, and Atefeh Riazi, UN CIO.

http://webtv.un.org/meetings-events/other-meetingsevents/watch/panel-on-...

Original panel details with speaker bios: http://www.nyccamp.org/session/female-technology-leadership-panel

techgirlgeek's picture

Women in code Mother's Day Campaign

This is SUPER cool. NCWIT and code.org are partnering in a Mother's Day campaign to show pictures of women coders, mother and daughter pairs, etc.

Let's make sure the amazing Women in Drupal are represented. Get your pictures of you, your daughters, you and your daughters, etc. coding away.

Feel free to share this information to as many women coders as you can.

http://www.ncwit.org/codeorg-mothers-day-campaign-photo-submissions

techgirlgeek's picture

Drupalcon Austin Women in Drupal Event

The Women in Drupal reception, sponsored by Aten Design Group and Amazee Labs, will be held at Max's Wine Bar on Tuesday night starting at 5:30pm. This is an open event, so if you can't make 5:30, show up when you can. We have a fantastic selection of wines and good picked out for you. These events are a great opportunity for women of all experience levels, to meet other Women in Drupal and technology.

Please visit the web page on the Drupalcon Austin site for more information and to register for the event. https://austin2014.drupal.org/women-drupal-reception.

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cfgregory's picture

Female Developer <> always equal designer.

I am curious, and wanting to get feedback from other women drupal developers. I am a back-end developer. I have found when meeting with project managers, vendors, and other non-developers, that they assume I am the designer and the male is the back-end developer. Even when I am introduced as the Lead Developer.

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ericaSB's picture

Free Webinar: Drupal for Decision Makers (HigherEd Focus)

Start: 
2014-02-27 14:00 - 15:00 America/New_York

Singlebrook is hosting a free webinar on Thurs., 2/27 at 2pm, ET.

In this 60 minute seminar, Jeff Amaral will discuss what you need to know when investigating Drupal as a potential platform for your site.

*Finding support from the Drupal community and its developers
*Factors that will affect the cost of development and maintenance
*Why features are cheap but customization is expensive
*Choosing developers and a development style that aligns with your needs

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

metaltoad's picture

Senior Web Developer | Metal Toad Media

Employment type: 
Full time
Telecommute: 
Allowed

Metal Toad Media is looking for a Senior Web Developer to join our in-office team.

Our work environment is a vibrant, collaborative one where we foster personal/professional growth of our developers. In this position you will work on and build exciting web applications ranging from internal projects to large deployments for publicly traded companies.

IMPORTANT: This is an in office position, so you must be local to Portland, Oregon. No outsourced firms or remote workers need apply.

About You:

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gargsuchi's picture

Website!!!

Hi All
Please check out www.womenindrupal.org
This is a very basic site that we have just launched, critique/ comments are most welcome.

gargsuchi's picture

Launching the Indian Chapter of "Women in Drupal"

Hi All
We are in the process of launching the indian chapter of this group. More details coming soon....
will keep you updated on the progress.

HMSRecruiter's picture

Web Applications Integrator | Harvard Medical School

Employment type: 
Full time
Telecommute: 
Not allowed

Harvard Medical School seeks a highly motivated and creative developer to work as part of a team delivering web solutions with Drupal as our web publishing platform. This Applications Integrator will:

Design and develop new solutions using both Drupal and a wide variety of widgets and APIs, as well as maintain existing websites. Work with project team members to clarify business requirements, develop technical scope and documentation, as well as write, test and maintain Drupal website code.

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ericaSB's picture

Drupal Programmer - 2014 - Telecommute Optional | Singlebrook Technology

Employment type: 
Full time
Telecommute: 
Allowed

Singlebrook Technology, a web and mobile development firm in Ithaca, NY, is seeking a full time Drupal programmer to join our team.

Singlebrook works with a number of world-class entrepreneurs, associations, non-profits and mission-driven organizations. We're also developing some of our own web and mobile products.

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rubyji's picture

Drupal Webmaster and Online Community Strategist | HASTAC & DML Competition

Employment type: 
Full time
Telecommute: 
Not allowed
  1. Web site administrator & builder.
  2. New media strategy and implementation.
  3. Digital Media and Learning Competition technical support.
  4. Team member.
  5. Institutional Coordination.
  6. Digital communications.
  7. EAGER project manager & collaborator.

Learn more at: http://www.hastac.org/opportunities/be-hastacs-online-community-strategist

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SANDcamp 2014 Open for Registration

Hello everyone:

SANDcamp 2014 is live for business. Thanks to Jason Savino for making the website work this year with some new twists and Rich Yumul for importing data from the old site. We have six weeks to generate some social media noise and get SANDcamp rocking.

We have great keynote speakers: Jeff Beeman and Josh Koenig. Jeff is the solutions architect for 8-figure Drupal projects and Josh is, well Josh (Co-Founder of Chapter 3 and Pantheon).

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skygal's picture

Problems with setting uploading for users

I'm perplexed. I am editing two different sites that both have ckeditor. Both are in D6. I have it set on both sites so that when the user clicks on the image icon in the Body, they are able to successfully upload the image using the box that comes up, and set the different image properties, click OK, and then the photo appears in the Body. No problem there.

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hatcat's picture

VPS or Shared webhost

Hi all, I am fairly new to Drupal. I am re-designing/developing a website for a homeowners association using Drupal 7 that was originally built using tables. On a scale of 1-10 (1 being clueless and 10 being a Drupal guru), I would say I'm a 3. I don't know Php or Linux. I have some basic HTML and CSS skills.

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heatherwoz's picture

Web Developer, Drupal | University of Washington

Employment type: 
Full time
Telecommute: 
Not allowed

The UW College of Arts & Sciences has an exciting opportunity for a Web Developer with experience developing event promotion or e-commerce web sites. We are building a new, interactive, consumer-focused web presence for our performing arts. This is a unique opportunity to work with the College’s marketing staff and personnel in the School of Music, School of Drama, Dance Program, and other arts units to create a superior user experience by helping patrons find and purchase tickets to arts events on campus.

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DesignerChix's picture

The boy's club prevails because of the terminology?

"I am facing an extremely hard time coming up with a business model in order to sell myself as a viable Drupal developer. One thing that I am finding is that after getting to the final line of the interview process it is inevitably the person in charge of the hiring picks the coder. So what are your thoughts on that? My strengths are building sites that people can use, that content mangers can actually build, and the visuals are the enticing factor that lead to the content of the site. It is not in the code but the entire experience of visiting my site.

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Front-End Developer | The Ohio State University Office of Distance Education and eLearning

Employment type: 
Full time
Telecommute: 
Not allowed

I am currently looking to hire a front-end developer at the Office of Distance Education and eLearning (ODEE) at The Ohio State University. We work primarily in Drupal, but also do some work in WordPress, and are occasionally asked to work on theme and UI for other technologies. This is not a designer position, but there will be a visual design component to it, and those with previous visual design experience are especially encouraged to apply.

The job will be posted through 11/24/13: https://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/51609

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