// The ReadME Project
Stories of the interconnected open source community
Stories showcasing the projects and people building on GitHub to solve the world’s most intractable problems.
How Python is building a welcoming community for women
The Python community is setting an example other open source communities can follow.
Highlighting the global impact of the open source community
The far-reaching impact of open source and its interconnected community touches every corner of the globe. These feature stories highlight the people and projects that power this important work and drive humanity forward.
Creating opportunity for women in development
Now is the time to remake the workplace.
How the open source community came together to fight COVID-19
As the pandemic raged, open source developers sprang into action to leverage data for the greater good.
How InfoSec pros keep open source safe--and how you can help
Security pros talk about what keeps them up at night--and what they’re doing about it.
How open source maintainers can maintain balance in turbulent times
Open source maintainers are working harder than ever. Here’s how to maintain your passion during trying times.
Black voices bring much needed context to our data-driven society
Black communities are working together to democratize data and make the field more inclusive.
Veterans mobilize to help each other break into tech
Veterans face significant barriers to getting into tech. So they’re tapping their greatest resource: each other.
Recognize developers working behind the scenes and help open source projects get the resources they need.
Nominate inspiring developers and projects you think we should feature in The ReadME Project.
The GitHub Stars program offers impactful developers an opportunity to showcase their work, reach more people, and shape the future of GitHub.
About The ReadME Project
Coding is usually seen as a solitary activity, but it’s actually the world’s largest community effort led by open source maintainers, contributors, and teams. These unsung heroes put in long hours to build software, fix issues, field questions, and manage communities.
The ReadME Project is part of GitHub’s ongoing effort to amplify the voices of the developer community. It’s an evolving space to engage with the community and explore the stories, challenges, technology, and culture that surround the world of open source.Nominate a developer