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Diversity scholarship series: One DevOps engineer’s perspective on CloudNativeCon + KubeCon Europe

Posted on April 20, 2017

CNCF offered six diversity scholarships to developers to attend CloudNativeCon + KubeCon Europe 2017. In this post, our scholarship recipient Lee Clench, DevOps Engineer for Capgemini, shares his experience attending sessions, meeting the community and participating in technical…

Diversity scholarship series: Berlin through the eyes of a cloud infrastructure fanatic

Posted on April 18, 2017

By Ricardo Aravena, cloud engineer at Coupa Software I’ve attended many conferences before, but I was happy to get the diversity scholarship to attend CloudNativeCon + KubeCon Europe 2017 in Berlin as there is always so much more to learn. It…

Diversity scholarship series: One software engineer’s unexpected CloudNativeCon + KubeCon experience

Posted on December 14, 2016

By: Kris Nova, Platform Engineer at Datapipe Diversity noun : the condition of having or being composed of differing elements. As defined by Merriam-Webster, diversity indicates the presence of differing elements. Without going too data science on everyone,…

Diversity scholarship series: My programming journey – becoming a Kubernetes maintainer

Posted on November 29, 2016

I’m Lucas Käldström from Finland. I speak Swedish as my mother tongue in the same manner as 300,000 others in my country do. I just turned 17 and am attending my second year in general upper secondary school….

Diversity scholarship series: My time at CloudNativeCon 2016

Posted on November 18, 2016

Author: Leah Petersen, intern, Samsung SDS CNCT In her opening keynote speech at CloudNativeCon/KubeCon 2016 in Seattle, WA, Chen Goldberg stated Kubernetes was more than open source it was an “open community.” As someone who is both new to the community and to the industry,…

Announcing a new event scholarship for maintainers only

Posted on November 22, 2022

We are excited to announce that CNCF will be adding a Maintainer category to the Dan Kohn Scholarship fund for active CNCF project maintainers who are not being assisted or sponsored by a company or organization and are…

CNCF celebrates LGBTQ+ month: diversity-powered resilience in action

Posted on June 24, 2021 | By Priyanka Sharma

Happy Pride Month, Everyone! This June we’re celebrating LGBTQ+ Pride Month, recognizing the incredible resilience and determination of the LGBTQ+ community. This blog post is a little bit later than we planned, because we were gathering some incredible…

Scholarships at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2020 Virtual: Apply now!

Posted on September 24, 2020

Since 2016, CNCF has offered more than 1,000 diversity scholarships to traditionally underrepresented and/or marginalized groups in the technology and/or open source communities—including, but not limited to persons identifying as LGBTQ, women, persons of color, and/or persons with…

How CNCF is tackling diversity in open source-and at KubeCon

Posted on April 12, 2019

With KubeCon + CloudNativeCon + OSS China 2019 Diversity scholarship applications due next week –April 15 at 11:59pm PT — we’re proud to provide this update on CNCF’s efforts to improve diversity in open source. According to GitHub,…

A comprehensive report on my first in-person attendance at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon 2023 Europe

Posted on June 9, 2023 | By Maryam Tavakkoli

Guest post originally published on LinkedIn by Maryam Tavakkoli, Senior Cloud Engineer at RELEX Solutions Background: My journey with Kubernetes I am originally from Iran. I moved to Finland in 2017 to pursue my master’s studies in a…