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8 ways non-technical contributors can add value to an open source project

Watch this interview with Angela Jin about code of conducts, best practices for a response team, and more.

Angela Jin is the Head of Programs and Contributor Experience at Automattic, Inc. She sits down with All Things Open and talks about a career change from commercial real estate to open source community building. Angela goes into more details about the importance of code of conducts and shares best practices about having a response team in place for your open source project.

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Angela describes eight roles non-technical contributors can add value to an open source project. They include: Teaching, testing, product/project support, reporting issues, community building, helping people navigate the project, organizing events, and mentorship. Watch the video for more details and learn more about code of conducts for open source communities and establishing a response team.

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