Award for Outstanding New Free Software Contributor
The Award for Outstanding New Free Software Contributor will be presented annually to an individual newcomer to the community who has demonstrated an outstanding dedication to software freedom. The 2019 winner of the award was announced at LibrePlanet 2020. This year's winner will be announced at LibrePlanet 2021. You can submit your nomination for this year's award until October 28th.
The award's first recipient was Clarissa Lima Borges, a talented young Brazilian software engineering student whose Outreachy internship work focused on usability testing for various GNOME applications. Presenting the award was Alexandre Oliva, acting co-president of the FSF and a longtime contributor to crucial parts of the GNU operating system.
Their contributions may have included things like: empowering the community by organizing local meetups, software development, becoming involved in the strategic or logistical planning of a project, working on documentation, or helping to make improvements in the environment to attract and keep contributors.
|Free Software Awards: Recognize those who advance our freedom by October 28th||Sep 03, 2020 03:25 PM|
|Let's Encrypt, Jim Meyering, and Clarissa Lima Borges receive FSF's 2019 Free Software Awards||Mar 14, 2020 08:55 PM|
|Free Software Awards: Nominate those who inspire you by November 6th||Sep 25, 2019 12:50 PM|