About the Authors

Coraline Ada Ehmke

Coraline Ada Ehmke

Coraline Ada Ehmke is a well-known speaker, writer, open source advocate and technologist with over 20 years of experience in software development. She was recognized for her work on diversity in open source with a Ruby Hero award in 2016. Coraline is the creator of the Contributor Covenant, the most popular open source code of conduct in the world with over 40,000 adoptions. She is a founding panelist on the Greater than Code podcast. In her free time Coraline pursues her interests in artificial intelligence and writes and records music in her home studio. Find her on Twitter at @CoralineAda or on the web at where.coraline.codes.

Naomi Freeman

Naomi Freeman

Naomi Freeman is an entrepreneur, software engineer, speaker, writer, and serial volunteer organizer. She was an Obama campaign fellow focusing on community engagement, a Woman of Influence nominee for the Canadian Women Entrepreneur Award, and one of eight founders accepted into the prestigious Women’s Startup Lab in California. Naomi holds an MBA from Washington State University and has degrees in both creative writing and philosophy. She currently lives in Norway with her two cats and a Baby Groot bobblehead, all swathed in glitter washi tape.