Red Hat Presents Women in Tech Tour Promoting Open Source Careers

Red Hat is promoting open source careers and highlighting pathways for female students to pursue their IT dreams.
Image of the Red Hat team engaged with faculty members and predominantly female students
The Red Hat team engaged with faculty members and predominantly female students

Dubai, UAE 21 November 2019: Red Hat, Inc., the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, has successfully completed Women in Tech tour of universities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Driven by a four-strong team of female Red Hatters, the tour was predominately tailored towards female university students. It presented discussions focused on open source, and what skills, both technical and non-technical, are required for successful careers in the world of IT and open source. The Red Hat team also engaged with faculty members to understand procurement pathways in the region as well as how universities are driving student progression and development for the future job landscape.

 The Women in Tech tour visited United Arab Emirates University, the American University of Sharjah.

 Denise Dumas VP Engineering, Operating System said: “The Red Hat Women in Tech tour provided an enlightening glimpse into how students in the region are engaging with the technologies and solutions that will shape tomorrow’s enterprises. We are proud to be opening the door to career possibilities as open source and IT careers bloom and we look forward to continue leading the conversation for the transformative potential of open source in the region.”

About Red Hat, Inc.

Red Hat is the world’s leading provider of enterprise open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to deliver reliable and high-performing Linux, hybrid cloud, container, and Kubernetes technologies. Red Hat helps customers integrate new and existing IT applications, develop cloud-native applications, standardize on our industry-leading operating system, and automate, secure, and manage complex environments. Award-winning support, training, and consulting services make Red Hat a trusted adviser to the Fortune 500. As a strategic partner to cloud providers, system integrators, application vendors, customers, and open source communities, Red Hat can help organizations prepare for the digital future.



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