What is the OPW ?
Outreach Program for Women ( OPW ) is a program whose goal is to promote diversity in the free software world . This is an internship program organized by the GNOME Foundation to involve women ( cis and trans ) in the world of free Softaware and Open Software . There are several free softwares organizations participating . Each of them have a great community of which you can participate , learn a lot , help and be helped . And not only during the internship period , but always . The cool thing is that you don't need be a student :-) You just want to participate .
Are you wondering how can you participate ?
See the available projects , then go to the channel of the chosen project , talk to the mentors and they will tell you to apply a patch to the project which you have interest. They show the bugs available and you will have to solve one of them, making a significant contribution .
Let me tell you about dates
application period opens
February 24 - March 19
applicants need to get in touch with at least one project and make a contribution to it
application deadline at 7pm UTC
accepted participants announced on this page at 7pm UTC
May 19 - August 18
You can get more information on the followings links
http://gnome.org/opw/ and https://wiki.gnome.org/OutreachProgramForWomen
It's a great opportunity, so let's participate! And let's start the next round!