#JeSuiBaghdad #JeSuiParis #JeSuiBeirut #JeSuiChibok #JeSuiKarachi #JeSuiMadrid #JeSuiDamascus #JeSuiAnkara #JeSuiLondon #JeSuiMali the list goes on, but other than on the bench solidarity what are we doing as individuals, as a community to facilitate and help build a better safer, cohesive and a pluralist society?
As a FOSS community we are constantly talking of give-back but are we engaged enough?
How could we take the strengths and learnings that make us a successful tech community to wider non tech audiences with a view of creating social transformation that addresses the needs of our societies in these turbulent times. What can we learn from the transformation FOSS and the Cloud has had on our ecosystem as technologists and how can we export that beyond tech to heal and build a stronger society?
I have more questions for discussions than answers however there is an inflight and successful start made by Peace Through Prosperity using Agile, Open source and Cloud to deliver social transformation programs that could be a starting point for the Drupal community to engage with in their own geographies. The open source component of this program is in development and work in progress can be seen here, if you’d like to contribute and #GiveBack beyond our bubble please get in touch over Twitter or Linkedin.
Links shared within the keynote slides:
- Open Social Program micro site: bit.ly/SocialT-BG (in Bulgarian)
- Agile for Peace as presented at ALE Conference 2015: bit.ly/Agile4Peace
- Peace Through Prosperity main site: bringptp.com
- Peace Through Prosperity FB page: facebook.com/bringptp
- Peace Through Prosperity’s Twitter account: @BringPTP
The presentation from the keynote: