Marcus Eagan spearheaded the effort to remove the oppressive master-slave terminology from open-source Apache Lucene. Come discover what drove him to kick off the efforts, how we worked with a worldwide team of community members to remove the terminology, and the lessons he learned along the way.
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Lauren Hayward Schaefer is a developer advocate for MongoDB. She began her career as a software engineer for IBM where she held a variety of roles including full-stack developer, test automation specialist, social media lead, and growth hacking engineer. She went on to be a developer advocate at SugarCRM. She is an international speaker who is skilled in taking hard-to-understand topics and making them seem simple. Lauren holds a BS and MS in Computer Science from North Carolina State University and is the co-inventor of twelve issued United States patents.
Senior Developer Advocate