@ Forum Admins:
You can install the following Discourse theme-component, which will add a field called “Unanswered” to the forum:
This will help the new contributors find all the questions that they can answer to start contributing.
The above component will also help to find unanswered questions category-wise (like nlp or vision or c++)
To emphasize why it might be important, I just did the following search filter to find all unattended queries:
There seems to be a large number of questions unanswered!