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Get involved with Fedora Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Team
Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Team always welcomes new contributors. Whether you are a newcomer or an old-timer, whether you can contribute frequently or sporadically, there are ways to get involved. As a Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion team member, you can:
Work closely with Fedora leadership to build initiatives from the ground-up which shape Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in Fedora community.
Organize global events like Fedora Women's Day to support people from diverse backgrounds in taking their first steps in Fedora community.
Cross-collaborate with different teams like Localization to enable Fedora community members from diverse backgrounds to contribute effectively.
Organize community-building workshops and activities to foster inclusion in Fedora community.
Create outreach content like videos, infographics and blog posts to improve the visibility of underrepresented community members in Fedora community.
Research about Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion initiatives in other open source communities and how they can be applied to Fedora community.
Interested in helping the Fedora Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Team? This page explains the typical process for getting involved with our team.
Create Fedora Account System (FAS) account
All contributors to Fedora need to register in the https://admin.fedoraproject.org/accounts/[Fedora Account System]. New contributors are asked to sign the {FWIKI}/Legal:Fedora_Project_Contributor_Agreement[Fedora Project Contributor Agreement] (FPCA). This is not a copyright assignment agreement, but ensures your contributions to Fedora have acceptable licensing terms. If you need help with this, contact the {FWIKI}/Infrastructure#Communicating[Fedora Infrastructure Team].
Join the mailing list
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/admin/lists/diversity.lists.fedoraproject.org[**Subscribe here!**]
The Fedora Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Team uses a mailing list. The mailing list is used for announcements, summaries of meetings, and a way to share longer-form content with the team. It is a good place to keep up with what we are up to! To join the mailing list, subscribe on https://lists.fedoraproject.org/admin/lists/diversity.lists.fedoraproject.org[lists.fedoraproject.org].
Send a self-introduction
If you want to get involved, we want to get to know you! So don't be shy, send an introduction on our mailing list. This is a helpful step for other folks on the team to get to know you.
Not sure what to say? Does writing an introduction feel awkward? Consider these questions when introducing yourself:
Are you new to the Fedora community? If so, what was interesting to you about Fedora?
Are you involved with other communities? Tell us about what you do in other communities or projects.
Do you already contribute to Fedora? Let us know what parts of Fedora you are involved in.