Kara is CloudBees Open Source Community Manager. Previously, Kara worked as a web developer for a Fortune 500 company, as a freelancer, and for charities. As part of Mozilla’s Open Leaders program, she is building People in Open Source Software and Engineering, a peer mentorship program that empowers OSS practitioners with knowledge and tools to build healthy, sustainable open source communities. As a board director of codebar.io, Kara works to increase diversity in the tech industry. In her free time, she likes to hike and travel.