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Although Digital Defiance incorporated some two months ago, I had been under the impression that the LegalZoom plan I bought included the actual 501(c)(3) filing, but it did not. I filed that today at the cost of an additional $275 dollars.They now have 40 days to complete the process. Author Jessica Mulein Jessica Mulein’s dedication …

Internal Support Jira: https://digitaldefiance.atlassian.net/servicedesk/customer/portal/1 HR “HR” is currently Jessica Mulein an Hannah Mulein, who are acting interim HR agents until one is formally designated or volunteers.Jira: https://digitaldefiance.atlassian.net/servicedesk/customer/portal/3 Author Jessica Mulein Jessica Mulein’s dedication to technology began at the tender age of 12, setting the foundation for her future endeavors. In 1995, she co-founded Silicon Connections, …

Coming Soon: Challenge coins are small, collectible metal coins that typically feature an organization’s emblem, insignia, or other design elements on one or both sides. These coins symbolize membership, loyalty, and camaraderie within various groups and organizations, such as the military, law enforcement, or firefighting communities. Digital Defiance, a company with close ties to three-letter …

I just filed for official incorporation yesterday and it was put in to the state today. We will have full 501c status and be able to start applying for grants very soon. Author Jessica Mulein Jessica Mulein’s dedication to technology began at the tender age of 12, setting the foundation for her future endeavors. In …

I’ve now enabled GitHub Single Sign On for the Digital-Defiance organization in Github. This helps bridge Azure Active Directory to GitHub. You’ll sign in with your @digitaldefiance.org (or temporary @ddosseg.org for migration) email. Author Jessica Mulein Jessica Mulein’s dedication to technology began at the tender age of 12, setting the foundation for her future endeavors. …

  • A Call for Leadership: Seeking a New CEO for Our Open Source Engineering Guild

    In times of transition, communities like ours—built on the foundations of open source and collaborative engineering—face both challenges and opportunities. Today, Digital Defiance is at such a crossroads. As we navigate through these changes, our commitment to innovation, collaboration, and the open source ethos remains unwavering. I am reaching out to our community during a…

  • Guild Resources

    As of May 2, 2024, the following resources are available to the Guild. These are things we have a team subscription, grant, or partnership for. These are only to be used on Open Source and cannot be used for private or commercial projects. Beyond what is listed, many companies have non-profit discounts already that we…

  • Microsoft Give

    Attention Microsoft Developers and Employees! 📣 Exciting News! Microsoft’s annual Give Event is just around the corner in October. Learn More (https://aka.ms/give | https://microsoft.benevity.org/) 🌐 Digital Defiance, an Open Source Engineering Guild, is proudly registered on the MS Giving Portal via benevity.org. We’re on the brink of launching several research projects and need your support…

  • Leveraging Partnerships to Drive Open Source Excellence at Digital Defiance

    In the realm of open source development, collaboration is the key to innovation. At Digital Defiance, we are fortunate to have the support of numerous partners and donors who share our vision of creating open source solutions that benefit the public. Their contributions play a pivotal role in our journey, and in this blog post,…

  • Benevity

    We’re thrilled to share that Benevity.org has officially recognized Digital Defiance as a legitimate organization for both donations and volunteer contributions. This means that Microsoft employees can now channel their funds and volunteer hours to us through the Microsoft Benevity Giving Portal. We believe that everyone has unique skills that can benefit the greater good.…

  • Digital Defiance is about Open Source Engineering

    We are thrilled to announce a pivotal evolution in Digital Defiance’s identity – our new tagline is now “Open Source Engineering Guild”, transitioning from the earlier “Open Source Software Engineering Guild”. This strategic shift reflects our intent to broaden our scope and inclusivity beyond software, to encompass other open source domains like FPGAs and hardware…

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  • Jessica Mulein

    Jessica Mulein's dedication to technology began at the tender age of 12, setting the foundation for her future endeavors. In 1995, she co-founded Silicon Connections, an Internet Service Provider that remains active under the leadership of her co-founder. Jessica's career path led her to Microsoft, marking a notable chapter in her professional journey. Parallel to this, her unwavering commitment to Open Source inspired the establishment of Digital Defiance in 2022, which was incorporated in 2023. Even in its early stages, Digital Defiance is actively exploring promising opportunities, such as corporate matching and giving programs. Today, alongside her role at Microsoft, Jessica provides strategic direction as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Digital Defiance.