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Marina Zhurakhinskaya

Red Hat

Marina Zhurakhinskaya is a Senior Outreach Specialist focused on open source community diversity and inclusion at Red Hat. She co-organizes Outreachy, a mentorship and internships program that helps people from groups underrepresented in free and open source software get involved; close to 500 people have so far participated in the program’s paid remote internships. Prior to her diversity outreach role, Marina worked on community engagement and on software development for GNOME. She served as a board member at the GNOME Foundation and at the Ada Initiative. Marina is a recipient of a Silver Stevie award in the “Women Helping Women” category, an O’Reilly Open Source Award, and the GNOME Foundation Contributor of the Year Award “the Pants.” She is a co-recipient of the Free Software Foundation Award for Projects of Social Benefit on behalf of the Outreach Program for Women.