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Naomi Ceder

Board Chair

Python Software Foundation

Illinois

Expertise

Computer Science Education Information Technology Open Source Software Development

Naomi Ceder is the chair of the Python Software Foundation Board of Directors and the co-founder of Trans\*Code, a hackday focussed on the transgender community. She currently leads a competitive intelligence team for Dick Blick Art Supplies, one of the leading suppliers of artist supplies in the US. Naomi is also author of the Quick Python Book, 3rd Ed, and has taught Python to diverse audiences for many years. She has helped organize PyCon North America, PyCon UK and PyCon Charlas, originating the poster sessions, Education summit, and Intro to Sprinting Workshop. As a trans woman, Naomi has spoken internationally on the need for, and the pitfalls in the way of, greater diversity and inclusion of women and other marginalized groups.

Keywords: python, community, LGBT, trans, diversity, inclusion, open source, gender