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Listing of EPS Board Candidates for 2023/2024

At this year’s EuroPython Culture General Setting Up (GA), prepared for 1 October at 19:00 CEST, we will certainly enact a brand-new board of the EuroPython Culture for the term 2023/2024.

Listing of Board Prospects

The EPS laws call for one chair, one vice chair as well as 2 – 7 board participants. The adhering to prospects have actually mentioned their desire to deal with the EPS board. We exist them right here (in indexed order by given name).

We will certainly be upgrading this checklist in the days prior to the GA. Please send out in any kind of elections or self-nominations to

Please keep in mind that our laws do not limit elections to individuals on this checklist. It is also feasible to self-nominate or choose various other prospects at the GA itself. Nevertheless, for providing participants a much better possibility to evaluate the prospect checklist, we want to urge all elections to be made prior to the GA.

The adhering to penalty individuals have actually revealed their need to compete the following EPS board political elections: Alessia Marcolini, Alexander Hendorf, Anders Hammarquist, Angel Ramboi, Artem Kislovskiy, Daniela Cialfi, Dido Grigorov, Diego Russo, Laís Carvalho, Omotola Eunice Omotayo, Sangarshanan, Sebastiaan Zeeff, Stefania Delprete, Theofanis (Fanis) Petkos, Vaibhav (VB) Srivastav.

Alessia Marcolini

Pythonista/ Software application designer

Alessia is a Python Growth Designer at LUMICKS, where she is establishing as well as evaluating AI formulas for Cell Avidity. Nevertheless, her interest for Python expands much past her expert life.

Because 2017, Alessia has actually been a committed volunteer within the Italian Python Neighborhood. She has actually been an essential component of the core coordinators group of PyCon Italia, a function that has actually given her with important understandings right into community-driven occasion company. Considering that 2018, she has actually remained in the company board of EuroSciPy, the European Meeting for Python in Scientific research, while she likewise assisted with the organisation of PyConDE & & PyData Berlin in 2022. Throughout these duties, her major duties consisted of chairing the Financial assistance program, offering year-round support to guests using the basic Helpdesk as well as social accounts, as well as taking care of the media companions.

When not coding, she enjoys dance, alcohol consumption black tea as well as excellent gin.

By signing up with the EuroPython Culture Board, she wishes to bring point of views accumulated throughout the years throughout the various companies, as well as function as a recommendation factor for the neighborhood, specifically for novices as well as underrepresented teams. Second of all, via her comprehensive experience, she has actually observed that numerous Python seminars regularly deal with typical obstacles, like drawing in a varied target market or audio speaker schedule, or developing procedures for the Financial assistance programs. While she counts on offering regional coordinators with the freedom they require to form their occasions according to their distinct contexts as well as demands, she acknowledges the worth of common understanding as well as ideal techniques throughout the various Python areas in Europe.

As a board participant, she will proactively function to assist in open networks of interaction as well as cooperation amongst these varied teams, enabling us to pick up from each other as well as jointly take on typical obstacles. Her vision focuses on encouraging regional coordinators via the EPS, providing them accessibility to a network of sources, proficiency, as well as assistance.

More factors to elect her: she is a feline individual, she enjoys to create system examinations, as well as she is a huge follower of 90s italo dancing songs.

Alexander Hendorf (application for vice-chair)

Pythonista/ Information Man/ Serial Organiser

Alexander signed up with the EPS automatically as auditor at EuroPython 2014 in Berlin when no person else seemed like it. In the adhering to 5 years he was an essential component of the EuroPython group, particularly as program chair, as well as for 2 years as board participant incl. co-chair.

Alexander was chosen second chairman of the German Python Software Program Organization (PySV) in 2018. In this duty, he is accountable for the German meeting PyConDE, which he has actually co-organized because 2016.

To sustain Open Resource Software application in academic community he was welcomed to sign up with EuroSciPy in 2018. The Pandas documents sprint was an excellent factor to develop the regional PyData Südwest phase loving greater than 1600 participants today.

In 2018, Alexander was called a PSF Other by the Python Software Program Structure for his payments to the neighborhood. In 2021 he was called a EuroPython other.

Alexander is accountable for information as well as expert system at the shop working as a consultant Könisgweg. Via his dedication as an audio speaker, he is a verified specialist in the area of information knowledge. He has several years of experience in the functional application, intro as well as interaction of information as well as AI-driven techniques as well as decision-making procedures. He is really thankful that everybody at his firm, Königsweg, in which he is likewise a companion, remains in assistance of a lot of neighborhood tasks.

Alexander is encouraged it’s time for EuroPython Culture to take its goal to the following degree – to function as a roof covering as well as organization of the European Python neighborhood – past the EuroPython meeting. The EPS must progress at sustaining regional areas at a selection of degrees in the future: e.g. variety & & outreach, arranging neighborhood occasions, mentoring chances or facilities. With his candidateship, Alexander uses his proficiency, experience as well as execution power to make this a fact.

Anders Hammarquist

Pythonista/ Expert/ Software application engineer

Anders is running his very own Python working as a consultant service, abdominal muscle Struse, because 2019 as well as is presently primarily included with making use of Python in commercial automation. He has actually been making use of Python because 1995, as well as cultivates its usage in at the very least 4 business.

He aided arrange EuroPython 2004 as well as 2005, as well as has actually gone to as well as offered talks at numerous EuroPythons ever since. He has actually dealt with the Swedish financials of the EuroPython Culture because 2016 as well as has actually worked as board participant because 2017.

Angel Ramboi

Pythonista/ Software Program Designer/ Player/ Nerd/ Wanderer

Hi! My name is Angel Ramboi, I’m an experienced designer with greater than 15 years experience creating as well as developing software application as well as internet applications. I’m presently functioning generally with Go, though Python as well as its neighborhood is where my heart is. ☺

My very first EuroPython remained in Florence 2012 where I was surprised by the impressive neighborhood collected around the meeting as well as Python generally. It resembled absolutely nothing I have actually ever before experienced prior to as well as the power was apparent airborne.

Ever Since I have actually gone to 8 EuroPythons, I have actually been an on-site volunteer in 2019 as well as 2023, as well as I was a remote volunteer as well as (briefly) component of the board of organisers for the 2020 version. Expecting a fantastic meeting following year.

Artem Kislovskiy

Pythonista/ Software Program Designer/ Life Lover

Artem Kislovskiy is a polymath with an interest for physics, maths, shows, as well as much more. In the past, he made use of Python to discover hidden physical sensations, as well as he presently uses it skillfully to incorporate numerous software application parts. He is a committed student that delights in giving his understanding to others, varying from college kids to experts at seminars.

Artem came to be included with the EuroPython 2023 arranging group after going to as well as offering finally year’s Dublin version. He desires sign up with the EuroPython Culture Board to boost as well as standardise the management as well as technological treatments, making them quickly shareable as well as multiple-use for others. He thinks that, interacting with the neighborhood, we can jointly take on typical obstacles as well as liberate headspace for truly substantial as well as innovative jobs.

Daniela Cialfi

Pythonista/ Information Researcher/

Daniela Cialfi is a poly-maths as well as poly-economist with an interest for business economics, physics, maths, shows, as well as much more. In the past as well as previously, she made use of Python to discover hidden both cost-effective as well as physical sensations, as well as she presently uses it skillfully to incorporate numerous point of views from business economics as well as physics.She is a committed student that delights in giving her understanding to others, varying from pupil, in all academic degrees, to experts at seminars.

Daniela came to be included with the EuroPython as an area participant numerous years earlier throughout my PhD duration. She desires sign up with the EuroPython Culture Board to boost, standardise as well as press onward the management, technological as well as organisational treatments much more quickly, shareable as well as multiple-use for others, from newcomb to specialist as well as professionists. She thinks that, interacting with the neighborhood as well as outside specialists, we can jointly take on typical obstacles as well as liberate headspace for truly substantial as well as innovative jobs as well as even more.

Dido Grigorov

Pythonista/ Software Program Programmer

Dilyan Grigorov, soon Dido, is a software program designer enthusiastic for Software application Growth, Information Structures as well as Algorithms as well as Generative AI. He is a supporter for open resource as well as the Python language itself.

Dilyan has virtually 16 years of sector experience shows in Python as well as has actually invested 5 of those years investigating as well as evaluating Generative AI options. His interest for them comes from his history as a search engine optimization professional managing internet search engine formulas every day.

Dilyan has actually been presently a Computer technology pupil at the International College of Applied Scientific Research in Germany. He delights in involving with the software application neighborhood, typically providing talks at regional meetups in addition to bigger seminars.

He is a committed student that delights in sharing his understanding to others, varying from newbies (novices) to experts at seminars. He has actually presently started a tiny startup called Algominder, which is developing an interactive system for meeting prep work for software application designers.

In April 2022, he lectured at BrightonSEO regarding producing NLP programs with Python for web content evaluation as well as techniques for Seo. He likewise lectured in July 2023 regarding the latest functions of Python 3.11 at EuroPython 2023 in Prague. He likewise has actually belonged to the organisation procedure of various occasions for one decade – from regional meetups to various sort of seminars.

Diego Russo

Pythonista/ Principal Software Program Designer

Hi, I am Diego Russo as well as I have actually been a software program designer because my job began in 2006: for during I have actually been making use of Python in a selection of settings (internet, automation, ML, scripting, and so on.), I enjoy open resource as well as respect software application high quality.

I have actually been going to EuroPython because 2011, as this meeting represents my yearly consultation with the Python globe. In 2022 I chose to provide something back to the neighborhood as well as I have actually been assisting with the organisation of EuroPython, especially in the comms, program group as well as with mentorship program.

Within my firm (Arm Ltd) I began as well as have actually been running a Python Guild for virtually 3 years with virtually 1000 individuals in it: we arrange once every two weeks discussions, workshops, tops, outside audio speakers, and so on. I am initially from Italy yet I have actually been staying in Cambridge (UK) because 2011.

I have a bachelor as well as master level in computer technology. Beyond job, I have a gorgeous family members with 4 youngsters. I such as songs as well as Cuban salsa dance.

Laís Carvalho (lah-ees)

Software Program Designer/ Audio Speaker/ Variety Supporter

Laís signed up with the EuroPython group of volunteers in 2020, a month prior to The Plague. She dropped in the house as well as returned to aid much more in 2022 as well as 2023. Ahead of time, Laís was a Board participant in Python Ireland. She aided arranging numerous Python occasions such as the very first FlaskCon, Pyjamas, PyCon Ireland, PyData Dublin meetups as well as others.

Laís functions as a Software program Programmer making use of Python to construct system’s surveillance devices. Formerly, she functioned as a designer supporter for open resource software application.

Laís is enthusiastic regarding sustaining the generations of novices as well as making the Python Neighborhood in Europe a risk-free room where individuals can be themselves without concern or embarassment. Greater than an area of programmers, we are an empire of various individuals (as well as point of views) unified by our interest for Python.

As a board participant, she wants to aid make the organisation much more lasting. She is likewise curious about finding methods the organisation can sustain even more of the existing neighborhood around Europe, constantly bearing in mind worths of sincerity as well as compassion.

Omotola Eunice Omotayo

Neighborhood Manager/DEI as well as Technology Empowerment Supporter

I am Omotola Eunice Omotayo, a citizen of Nigeria in Africa as well as a Computer technology college student going after an M.SC. in Program Monitoring. I have more than 5 years of experience as an area supervisor; I’m presently the neighborhood supervisor as well as among the coordinators of the Outreachy program. I have actually been leading the neighborhood group at She Code Africa for virtually 5 years as a volunteer.

I support for DEI, Open Resource, ladies’s empowerment, as well as technology. I take pleasure in encouraging underrepresented populaces, establishing campaigns, as well as sustaining the technology neighborhood.

I have actually proactively constructed as well as led varied as well as comprehensive neighborhood DEI occasions throughout the years, handled designer areas, as well as arranged worldwide physical, online, as well as crossbreed occasions. With a solid performance history, I value honesty, interaction, as well as offering assistance.

I was an audio speaker at EuroPython 2023, where I mentioned “Job growth via open resource as well as neighborhood participation” as well as helped with the day 2 lightning session. It was a remarkable experience as I gotten in touch with fantastic individuals from Euro-Python, consisting of the volunteers that strove to strategy as well as make the occasion effective. This made me passionate as well as curious about coming to be a participant, as well as I vowed to take part proactively in the preparation as well as company making use of the understanding I have actually acquired throughout the years.

With my experience as a participant of an underrepresented team, my job, my volunteer job, as well as my rate of interests, I am thrilled to add my ideal proficiency to the success of the EuroPython neighborhood as well as past.

My participation in this board will certainly advertise addition as well as assist in even more participation from underrepresented teams, as we have actually restricted engagement in management duties in the open-source neighborhood. I will certainly offer brand-new campaigns to urge their engagement as well as techniques for conquering any kind of barriers people as well as the neighborhood might deal with. The outcome of my engagement will certainly be an adjustment in the story as well as a favorable result.

Finally, I will certainly generate my viewpoint, gain from others. I will certainly likewise aid take care of the energetic engagement of everybody in the setting up.


Programmer/ Pythonista/ Meme manufacturer

I am Sangarshanan, a Designer from Bangalore India! Now my major interests are dispersed systems as well as live coding songs. I have actually offered for EuroPython throughout the 2020, 2022 & & 2023 versions mainly in the comms group as well as on-ground. Likewise aided run Pydata Bangalore prior to 2020 as well as a number of various other regional seminars ever since.

As a young designer I discovered seminars to be a discovery due to the fact that it broke the ice for an entire brand-new neighborhood of individuals I assumed I would certainly never ever fulfill as well as becoming part of discussions that would certainly form tasks utilized by NASA !! Likewise being around such kind as well as interested hearts make me really feel wholesome. I consider myself really fortunate for that so currently I would certainly such as various other young enthusiastic programmers from various components of the globe to experience the heat I did indulging in the wonderful splendor of the Python individuals.

As a Culture Board participant I would truly such as to be associated with obtaining even more as well as varied voices in the meeting. I would certainly likewise truly like for EuroPython to have even more enjoyable occasions by accommodating after-work musings of Pythonistas by making some typical open room occasions main!

Sebastiaan Zeeff

Software Program Designer/ Pythonista/ Neighborhood Lover

Sebastiaan initially signed up with the EuroPython Culture throughout the pandemic as a volunteer for the financial assistance group. What he discovered was an area that made him really feel right in the house. As he really feels that everybody must have the ability to take part in the EuroPython neighborhood, he has actually been a participant as well as group lead of the Financial assistance group since. This year, he likewise signed up with the Standard procedure Board.

In his day-to-day live, Sebastiaan is a Software Program Designer for the Ordina Pythoneers as well as among the 3 creators of Python Disharmony, a huge on the internet neighborhood of Python fanatics. In 2021, he was called an Other of the Python Software Program Structure for his payments to the Python neighborhood. Sebastiaan wants training, understanding sharing, providing talks, playing parlor game, checking out publications, as well as producing songs.

As a board participant, he would certainly enjoy to raise as well as advertise variety in the European Python neighborhood. Sebastiaan thinks that an area can just really be an area if we value the engagement of everybody. That’s why he assumes that it is very important to magnify underrepresented voices as well as advertise depiction.

He would certainly likewise such as to check out the identification of the EuroPython Culture past arranging EuroPython: What duty can the EPS play in enhancing the Python neighborhood in Europe? One vital element of that is promoting as well as preserving partnerships with regional neighborhood coordinators. There are currently a great deal of attractive neighborhood campaigns in Europe; what can the EPS do to sustain them?

Lastly, he assumes that it is very important to consider methods to make arranging EuroPython lasting. With the enhancing range of the meeting, it is very important to consider the scalability of the volunteer company behind it to avoid fatigue as well as the demand for specific heroism. This might call for making some challenging options yet he assumes that it is necessary for the health and wellness of the company in the future.

Stefania Delprete

Pythonista/ Information Researcher

Stefania has actually been associated with several free/open resource tasks as well as areas because 2010 (such as Linux as well as Mozilla), offered for PyCon Italia because 2017 as well as has actually belonged to the NumFOCUS ambassador program.

She has a history in physics as well as functioned as an information researcher and also as a technology mentor/tutor for data-driven tasks for charitable companies as well as in the general public as well as economic sectors.

She has experience collaborating regional as well as nationwide teams as well as respects just how individuals’s mindsets as well as choices match the tasks/projects.

Stefania is associated with social effect campaigns as well as would certainly enjoy to bring that interest to the EPS, guaranteeing that the sources offered will certainly offer the better excellent, from advertising variety as well as addition to resolving just how modern technology can boost social problems.

She’s enthusiastic regarding jazz, pet well-being, awareness research studies, as well as lucid fantasizing.

Theofanis Petkos (Fanis)

Software Program Designer/ Pythonista

Fanis is a software program designer, a pythonista as well as an open-source fanatic that likewise enjoys devops as well as software application design. He delights in outdoor camping in nature, a lengthy walk as well as a chilly beer.

Fanis came to be included with the EuroPython Culture in 2020, when he was an audio speaker for EuroPython Meeting. He signed up with the arranging group in 2021 when he was associated with the Financial assistance group as well as likewise worked as a coach. He hasn’t quit ever since: because 2022, he has actually been the major drive behind the EuroPython Audio Speaker Mentorship Program & & The Assistance Group. He will certainly keep in mind constantly in 2015 with a smile, as he welcomed, invited as well as onboarded greater than 70 volunteers to the EuroPython group.

He functions to make sure that EPS, as a volunteer-led neighborhood, is linking various other areas, offering sources & & understanding to various other coordinators while guaranteeing variety & & addition for every one of its participants. He is likewise curious about increasing the EuroPython Culture neighborhood, that’s why he is enthusiastic on inviting brand-new & & present volunteers in the group with a cozy hug & & a cold joke:D

Vaibhav (VB) Srivastav

Primarily a Labrador

Currently of creating VB is uncertain regarding competing Vice Chair. He will certainly choose before the General Setting up!

Vaibhav (VB) is an Artificial Intelligence Designer at Hugging Face. VB democratises equipment discovering via Open Resource in his day task as well as even more. He has actually dealt with Python as well as nearby clinical areas for over a years. He is an open-source fanatic as well as flourishes on structure as well as running open-source areas. Python has actually been an essential component of VB’s job as well as life.

He began by arranging Python meetups in Delhi in 2016. He after that offered for numerous PyCon throughout APAC (India, Philippines, Malaysia, South Korea, Singapore as well as Indonesia). At the pandemic’s top, VB relocated from India to Germany to seek his master’s as well as study in speech as well as all-natural language handling at the College of Stuttgart.

After a quick respite from offering, he signed up with the EuroPython 2021 offering group to assist with the Enrollers group. He restored his dedication to EuroPython by offering for the interactions as well as program group for the year 2022. In 2015, he was chosen to the board as well as offered in the interactions as well as program group.

Via each phase of his offering trip, VB has actually been fortunate to have actually obtained the possibility to collaborate with some really remarkable individuals. He flourishes on the unbelievable individuals that he volunteers with at EPS. He locates pleasure in bringing individuals with each other as well as guaranteeing everybody locates their voice in the neighborhood (ought to they pick to). He has actually discovered life-long good friends via EPS, for which he’ll permanently be thankful.

Must VB make it to the EuroPython Culture board once again, he’ll invest his energy and time on making the EPS lasting as well as bringing even more responsibility to the board. He’ll highly support for everybody on the board to be open as well as for us to take even more duty towards sustaining volunteers than in previous years. He would certainly likewise deal with EPS’s connections with various other European Python areas. Finally, he wishes to utilize this year to function very closely with volunteers as well as make sure that EPS has a consistent stream of volunteers comfy taking cost for the coming years.

Whether VB jumps on this board or otherwise, he’ll remain to work as a volunteer for EuroPython as well as deal with the tasks pointed out over as long as he can.

It is time to bring the saghetti back to life! ( See this worried 4 min LT from Dublin)

What does the EPS Board do?

The EPS board is composed of approximately 9 supervisors (consisting of 1 chair as well as 1 vice chair); the board runs the daily service of the EuroPython Culture, consisting of running the EuroPython meeting collection, as well as sustains the neighborhood via numerous campaigns such as our gives program. The board jointly occupies the financial as well as lawful duty of the Culture.

Currently, running the yearly EuroPython meeting is a significant job for the EPS. Thus, the board participants are anticipated to spend substantial effort and time in the direction of looking after the smooth implementation of the meeting, varying from place choice, agreement arrangements, as well as budgeting, to offer monitoring. Every board participant has the task to sustain several EuroPython groups to assist in decision-making as well as understanding transfer.

Furthermore, the Culture prioritises developing a close partnership with regional areas. Board participants ought to not just be enthusiastic regarding the Python neighborhood yet have a top-level vision as well as prepare for just how the EPS can best offer the neighborhood.


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