For centuries, humans have created communities to share and contribute towards common goals. Since prehistory these communities had successfully evolved in the societies of today, small and large as well.
From the point of view of a student, being part of the community it brings enormous opportunities in the development of the research and the road ahead. Moreover, is an opportunity that goes in both ways: on one hand you take advantage of common knowledge, experiences, wisdom, resources and all the elements inside the common area of the community. On the other hand, you become an active agent of collaboration, your intellectual resources, and why not your physical resources as well. These societies, gather people from all around the world with different interests, areas of specialty, skill, and ideals, to share and contribute towards the advances of the software engineering and we can't miss the opportunity of being part of it.