This year, Fedora recently announced the ten students who will be working on Fedora through the summer as part of the Google Summer of Code (also known as GSoC). Fedora originally announced its participation as an organization early last month. Now, the results are in! The full list of participants is published on the Fedora Community Blog.
Google Summer of Code on Community Blog
For more information about this year’s program, the project proposals, and the accepted students, you can read more on the official announcement.
Announcing Fedora Google Summer of Code (GSoC) Class of 2016
Justin W. Flory is a student and open source contributor based in the United States. Currently, he is a student at the Rochester Institute of Technology, majoring in Networking & Systems Administration and minoring in Free and Open Source Software.
Justin is an active contributor to the Fedora Project. In Fedora, he leads the Community Operations team and participates with the Diversity and Inclusion team. He is also an Ambassador to represent Fedora at events and conferences, where he has spoken on the stages of FOSDEM, DevConfCZ, All Things Open, OSCAL, and more.
Justin also participates in other open source communities. He is a former staff member of the SpigotMC project, a former community moderator for Opensource.com, and a contributor to MusicBrainz. He also worked on the UNICEF Office of Innovation's MagicBox project.
Additionally, Justin is an avid traveler and always tries to learn something new from the places he visits and the people he meets.