Justin W. Flory is a creative maker. He is best-known as an open source contributor based in the United States. Since he was 14, Justin has participated in numerous open source communities and led different initiatives to build sustainable software and communities.
Starting in June 2020, Justin joined the UNICEF Office of Innovation as a full-time Open Source Technical Advisor. In this role, he supports the UNICEF Innovation Fund and other open source activities within the Office of Innovation. He provides support service and mentorship to cohorts of diverse start-up companies and teams hailing from five continents. At the Innovation Fund, Justin provides hands-on technical mentorship, support services, metrics assessments, and sustainable design for scaling open source communities.
November 30th, 2021 | 42 mins 35 secs
Django explains how bad design keeps your community stagnated, and why he thinks design is kept separate from developers in the open source space.
July 14th, 2021 | 32 mins 11 secs
Smera Goel joins us to talk about her work as a design intern in Outreachy, her continuing work with the Fedora Project, and on being a designer in university!
June 15th, 2021 | 38 mins 53 secs
Abraham Jr. Agiri joins us to talk about how we, as designers, interface with open source in a sustainable way, how we integrate into different communities, and how we, as coders, work with other designers.
January 29th, 2021 | 25 mins 27 secs
The introduction podcast for Sustain Open Source Design, covering what open source design means, why it is important, who are panelists are, and how we plan to cover these topics in future episodes.