Puppet Labs sponsors the Ada Initiative

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The Ada Initiative is pleased to announce its second program development sponsor, Puppet Labs, the creators of the popular open source system management tool Puppet. The open source community needs to recruit and retain more women," says Luke Kanies, CEO of Puppet Labs and original author of Puppet. Sponsoring the Ada Initiative is an easy way for any organization to make a difference. It also demonstrates our companys commitment to a a positive work environment for women and our conviction that equal opportunity in technology in open source is critical for its long term success."

The Ada Initiative is seeking a small number of sponsors for its program development funding round in the first half of 2011. Funds raised will go primarily to staff and infrastructure costs for project planning and forthcoming main sponsorship round. Interested potential sponsors are invited to contact donors@adainitiative.org.

About Puppet Labs

Puppet Labs is a fast-growing software company based in Portland, Oregon. Puppet Labs works closely with the open source community to develop and support Puppet, a system management tool used by thousands of organizations. Puppet Labs is hiring and enthusiastically encourages women to apply for all positions. See http://www.puppetlabs.com/company/jobs/ for more information.