Hello, my name is Magali Ngouabou and I am part of a research team at Carnegie Mellon University seeking to learn more about familiarity and accessibility of open source to Black and other underrepresented individuals. Surveys suggest minority representation in open source is low, but there is little information on the Black experience in these spaces, nor information on how underrepresented groups become aware of open source.
This is the survey link: http://cmu.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6Wk8vBXFfeuxjX7
We would really appreciate it if you could possibly share it within your channels.
We also aim to learn more about the Black experience in open source, so would appreciate if Black contributors would be open to participating in those as well.
These past few months have been especially difficult on the Black community, and we fully acknowledge that this research is coming at a time where the population for this survey is under even more pain and stress than usual. In light of this, we truly appreciate your support in connecting with your organization’s members as any insight from the community would be helpful in finding ways to address issues of under-representation.