Last week, Jane Ireton, daughter of Chef Community member Doug Ireton, became Chef’s youngest contributor (eight years old!) by making this commit to Chef provisioning:
This is, of course, not only awesome and delightful, but exactly what the Chef Community is all about.
Doug, naturally, was very proud:
My 8-yr old daughter Jane’s first open source contribution (to @Chef Provisioning)! Woot! https://t.co/AEOT6h34K7 #opensource
— Doug Ireton (@dougireton) November 20, 2014
If you’d like to know more about Jane’s journey into coding, her presentation alongside Doug at this year’s Velocity Conference in Santa Clara is a must watch:
Encouraging Girls in IT: A How To Guide
On behalf of all of us here at Chef, we’d like to say
Thank You Jane!
You’re helping make our Community great and we’ll be holding a spot on the engineering team for you.