Introduction to Open Source

Welcome to 'Introduction to Open Source,' your gateway to the vibrant world of collaborative software development. Discover open source's essence, explore renowned programs like GSoC, MLH Fellowship, GirlScript Summer of Code, and Hacktoberfest, and learn how to embark on your own open source journey. Join us today!

Oct 2, 2023, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM



Key Themes

Open Source

About this event

Welcome to the 'Introduction to Open Source' event, your gateway to the dynamic realm of open source!

Open source is a thriving community where developers and non-developers collaborate to create software. Open source software is typically free of charge, and its source code is accessible to all. A prime example of open source success is the Linux operating system distribution.

Dive into this event to uncover the myriad opportunities within open source, including renowned programs like Google Summer of Code, MLH Fellowship, GirlScript Summer of Code, and the inclusive celebration of open source during Hacktoberfest. We'll offer invaluable insights, tips, and best practices to navigate these programs effectively.

Furthermore, we'll be your guide on the initial steps of your open source journey. Whether you're an experienced developer or just embarking on your coding adventure, we'll equip you with the knowledge, resources, and community support necessary to make meaningful contributions to open source projects.

Don't miss out on this chance to broaden your horizons, connect with fellow enthusiasts, and embrace the boundless world of open source. Join us as we embark on this exhilarating journey together!


  • Shivam Deotarse

    Red Hat

    Software Development Trainee

  • Savio Dias

    GSoC'23 Mentee


  • Suhaani Aggarwal

    GDSC Lead

  • Darren Dsouza

    Technical Head

  • Ananth Balvalli

    Documentation Head

  • Shruti Jha

    Creative Head


    Management Head

  • Sunidhi Munshi

    Events Head

  • suhani bhuti

    Public Relations Head

  • Savio Dias

    Open Source Head

  • Karishma Rajput

    Web Development Head

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