Panel about women in Open Source and Free Software


Next January 23rd we’d like to invite you to our next event organized together with Barcelona Free Software (, focused on women in Open Source and Free Software communities and projects to bring you closer to them. We’ll get to know what gender diversity means on those projects and how any of us can get involved.

7:00- 7:15 pm - Start, with a drink and a snack
7:15 - 7:30 pm - Community announcements and intro about the topic
7:30 - 8:30 pm - Discussion panel with 4 women involved in open source projects
8:30 - 9pm - Networking
9pm - End

Our panelists:
- Maddalena Falzoni aka Maddish (
Founder of MaadiX, a comprehensive solution of free and open source tools in the cloud that guarantees privacy and sovereignty in the digital field. She is co-founder of Xnet since 2008.

- Carolina Fernandez ( )
Prototyping with network virtualisation techniques and integrating that with different technologies and perspectives in the R&D&I field within i2CAT Foundation. Collaboratively generating tools, knowledge, source and/or infrastructure that is open and free to access. Knowledge is shared across organisations, open-source community and the public as suitable.

- Maria Comas (
Building websites at a Swiss agency together with people from all over using open source platforms and frameworks like Drupal and Gatsby.

- Noemi Stauffer (
Founder of Fresh Fonts, a curated newsletter sharing new, open source typefaces and working on open source projects for clients like Google Fonts.

Cristina Chumillas
Front-end dev at Lullabot, Drupal core Usability maintainer, co-organizer of the Drupal Admin UI Modernisation Initiative and front-end track chair for DrupalCon Europe.


We would like to thank Lleialtat Santsenca( for allowing us to use their space!

We would like to thank Chartboost( for sponsoring this event!!