DSF Board 2024 Elections – New board members 👋

Posted by Thibaud Colas on January 8, 2024

Following our 2024 DSF Board Election Results, here are quick introductions from our two new board members, Sarah Abderemane and Thibaud Colas, elected for a two-year term for 2024-2025.

Sarah and Thibaud
Collage: Sarah on the left, smiling, in the Versailles Hall of Mirrors. Thibaud on the right, in a field, looking in the distance with a boy on his shoulders.

Sarah Abderemane

Sarah Abderemane, also known as sabderemane, is a software developer in France. She currently works at Kraken Tech, part of the Octopus Energy group, contributing to solutions to climate change. She works mainly on the backend, but also likes to work on the frontend in her spare time.

She organizes the Django Paris meetup and is an active member of the Django community: she is one of the organizers of the Djangonaut Space program, a member of the Django Accessibility team and maintainer of djangoproject.com.

Outside of open source and work, she is passionate about dance, likes customizing things like mechanical keyboards, and loves to travel to discover new cultures.

Social media and blog:

Thibaud Colas

Thibaud Colas (pronounced /tee-bo/) is a developer based in the UK, working for Torchbox on the Wagtail open source CMS as part of the core team. For Wagtail, Thibaud also contributes to efforts around accessibility, developer relations, as well as participation to programs like Outreachy and Google Summer of Code.

For Django, Thibaud has been involved with organizing and volunteering at events like Django Girls and DjangoCon Europe. More recently, he helped start the accessibility team, and has joined the Djangonaut Space program as a navigator.

Outside of work, Thibaud spends most of his time with two little tornadoes that are 5 and 2 years old. He also enjoys watching sumo and baking macarons. To learn more about Thibaud, check out his personal website thib.me , @thibaud_colas on Twitter/X, @thibaudcolas@fosstodon.org on Mastodon.

Meeting our new board members

Both Sarah and Thibaud are active on the Django Forum, come say hi in their introduction thread!

They will also be taking part in a mini Django contributions sprint and lead discussions on the “Future of Django” as part of Django Cologne’s 50th Meetup.

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