Introduction to Open Source

Accra Technical University, Barnes Road, Accra, 00233

Join us for an enlightening session on "Introduction to Open Source in Our Community." Discover the transformative power of collaborative coding, learn how to contribute to impactful projects, and explore the boundless opportunities open source offers for skill development and community engagement. Whether you're a seasoned developer or a coding enthusiast, this session will unravel the mysteries

Dec 15, 2023, 7:00 – 8:30 PM



Key Themes

AccessibilityCareer DevelopmentOpen Source

About this event

πŸš€ Unlocking Innovation: An Introduction to Open Source in Our Community πŸš€

Dive into the world of open source with our community event designed to inspire collaboration, skill development, and networking! Join us for a captivating exploration of the transformative power of open source software. Whether you're a seasoned developer or just starting your coding journey, this event is your gateway to understanding, contributing, and thriving in the dynamic realm of open source.

Event Highlights:

🌐 The Essence of Open Source:* Uncover the principles and ethos behind the open source movement, and learn how it shapes the future of technology.

🀝 Community Collaboration: Discover the impact of open source in our local tech ecosystem and explore opportunities for collaboration and skill enhancement.

πŸš€ Your First Open Source Contribution: Gain practical insights into navigating open source platforms, finding projects aligned with your interests, and making your first contribution.

πŸ† Challenges and Rewards: Hear stories from individuals who have overcome challenges, reaped rewards, and built successful careers through active participation in open source.

πŸ› οΈ **Building Your Portfolio:  Learn the art of showcasing your open source contributions to boost your profile and stand out in the tech community.

πŸ—£οΈ **Q&A and Networking:  Engage with our speakers, community leaders, and fellow participants in an interactive Q&A session. Network with like-minded individuals and discover local open source events and hackathons.


Time: 7pm-8:30pm

Location: Google Meet (Location may change to hybrid)

Don't miss out on this opportunity to become an integral part of our local open source community! Whether you're looking to enhance your coding skills, make meaningful contributions, or connect with tech enthusiasts, this event is your key to unlocking the endless possibilities of open source. Join us and be part of a thriving community that is shaping the future of collaborative coding!



Friday, December 15, 2023
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM UTC


  • Julius Boakye



  • Julius Boakye

    GDSC Lead

  • Boaz Sottie


  • Agbaga Benjamin

    Communication Lead

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