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These are some statistics of female participation in Debian.


Last generation date: September 2023


There might be errors in the data, particularly it's possible that someone was omitted. If so, feel free to fix it.

Women that have at some point maintained packages

This is taken from except for the first three cases, which are taken from old changelogs. Some names have been manually added in the case of team maintained or co-maintained packages. More information has been manually gathered from

Women with DD account

This information is taken from and, except for the first case, which was taken from old mailing list archives, the de-activation of accounts is taken from LDAP.

Women with DM keys

Debian and Outreachy or GSoC internship

The following lists are probably incomplete. All the information was manually researched.

List of women who did an Outreachy or GSoC internship and who have a DD account or uploaded packages:

List of women DDs or package maintainers who are part of Outreachy, formerly OPW:

Latest uploads from DD accounts

Thanks to Lucas Nussbaum for having such great statistics, it's possible to find out the latest uploads done for Debian:

Non DD/DM female contributors

If you are a non DD/DM female contributor, please add yourself in the table below.

Name or Nickname


Area of contribution

Do you want to become a DD/DM?




not sure, thinking about it



closing bugs, upstream l10n

Absolutely not (I just wanna do the fun stuff)



maintenance of packages


Information about the data and the graph

The list was first compiled by Margarita Manterola, and has been extended by Francesca Ciceri, updated in 2015 by AmayaRodrigo and Ana Guerrero, updated in 2021 by UlrikeUhlig. The graphs have been generated by a script available on Salsa initially written by Elena Grandi and rewritten by Ulrike Uhlig, by parsing this page and using matplotlib to plot the data.