Hacktoberfest ( Contributing to open source)

The Hacktoberfest events are organised to learn about open source and how to contribute to open source projects effectively.

Oct 11, 2022, 3:50 – 6:30 PM



Key Themes

Career Development

About this event

GDSC UNILAG is hosting a 3 day event to mark Hacktoberfest from Tuesday, 11th of October 2022 to Thursday, 13th of October 2022. At the end of the events participants should expect to:-

  • Know what Hactoberfest is and how to get a badge
  • Know what it means to contribute to open source projects
  • Know how to source for open source project to contribute to
  • Know how to navigate through the Hacktoberfest official discord server to find projects
  • Participate in a live workshop on contributing to open source
  • Learn necessary soft skills in contributing to open source
  • Know how to setup an open source project
  • Know how to maintain an active open source contribution presence even after Hacktoberfest

A lot has been planned. Make sure you RSVP for this event and secure your tickets.

Hope to see you there!


  • Hafsah Anibaba

    GDSC Lead

  • Daniel Asaboro

    Institute of Technology and Management Office, University of Lagos.


  • Paul Aderoju

    CMUL Lead

  • Abdul-Ahmed Arigbabu

    Community Management Team Lead

  • Peace Marionbraide


    Community Lead

  • Jesus Akanle

    Content Lead

  • Khadijah Abdulkabir

    Design Lead

  • Oluwaseunbabara Taiwo

    Unyte Africa

    Sponsorship Lead - Career Week

  • Sharon Alawode

    Events Lead

  • Ummul Khair Abdulrasheed

    Finance Manager

  • Olorundara Akojede

    ML Lead

  • George Anya

    Outreach Lead

  • Temitope Kolawole

    Programs Lead

  • Paul Curious

    Technical lead

  • Afolabi MERCY


    Tutors Lead

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