Elevating others and making open source approachable
Monica nurtures inclusive spaces to educate, learn, be creative, and collaborate.
How Python is building a welcoming community for women
The Python community is setting an example other open source communities can follow.
Creating opportunity for women in development
Now is the time to remake the workplace.
Building a globally diverse, welcoming Python community
Lorena finds the sweet spot between Python, politics, community governance and open source.
Setting the right bar for open source standards
Jory takes matters into her own hands and asks the tough questions to optimize collaboration.
Making accessibility in tech the rule, not the exception
Marcy on the power of advocacy to normalize accessibility and bring more voices to open source.
Chasing challenges to ship developer solutions
Armed with research, conviction and user empathy, Kath is determined to find answers.
Recognize developers working behind the scenes and help open source projects get the resources they need.
Nominate inspiring developers and projects you think we should feature in The ReadME Project.
The GitHub Stars program offers impactful developers an opportunity to showcase their work, reach more people, and shape the future of GitHub.
About The ReadME Project
Coding is usually seen as a solitary activity, but it’s actually the world’s largest community effort led by open source maintainers, contributors, and teams. These unsung heroes put in long hours to build software, fix issues, field questions, and manage communities.
The ReadME Project is part of GitHub’s ongoing effort to amplify the voices of the developer community. It’s an evolving space to engage with the community and explore the stories, challenges, technology, and culture that surround the world of open source.Nominate a developer