Asheesh Laroia

Asheesh Laroia is executive director of OpenHatch and organizes workshops on bringing newcomers into open source. His technical background touches machine learning, security, and linguistics. He helped start the Boston Python Workshop for women and their friends, has been teaching Python to newcomers since 2004, including at Noisebridge and the EFF, and advises user groups on how to make their events more newcomer-friendly and gender-diverse.


Python packaging simplified, for end users, app developers, and open source contributors

Saturday 4:15 p.m.–5 p.m. in Room 517C

Turn Your Computer Into a Server

Friday 12:10 p.m.–12:55 p.m. in Room 710A