Author Archives: Elizabeth Krumbach Joseph

Ubuntu Women Interview on DVLUG Podcast

I had the pleasure of meeting with the folks from the Diablo Valley Linux Users Group (DVLUG) a couple weeks ago who were interested in our work with Ubuntu Women. Some of the topics I covered were my involvement with LinuxChix, Debian Women and of course our on-going work within the Ubuntu Women project. Info […]

IRC presentation of UbuntuWomen-it summary

On the 24th of January the #Ubuntu-classroom channel on IRC has hosted a session introducing the local Italian branch of the Ubuntu-Women project. The session was hosted by Flavia Weisghizzi (deindre) and Silvia Bindelli (dolasilla), who told us the reasons behind their efforts, where this idea came from and how they’ve worked so far to […]

Career Days: Software Release Coordinator wrap-up

On Wednesday, October 18, 2012 at 19:00 UTC Silvia Bindelli (Dolasilla) presented on being a Software Release Coordinator. Here’s the better-late-than-never wrap-up of her session. Career Path Started being involved in opensource in 2007 but has been using open source tools for longer Graduated at the Politecnico di Milano 4 years ago, with a master […]

Ubuntu Women at UDS-R

From October 29th through November 1st Ubuntu Developers from around the world came together for the bi-annual Ubuntu Developer Summit, this time being held in Copenhagen, Denmark. During this event, several project members were able to come together for a dinner: Additional Photos from attendee Mohi available here And a full session during the summit […]

Ubuntu Women at UDS-Q

First off apologies for the late report! Last month the Ubuntu Developer Summit for Quantal Quetzal was held in Oakland California. On Thursday, May 10th we had a session dedicated to the Ubuntu Women project, based on brainstorming we had prior to the summit and drawing from participation of folks who attended who were new […]

Ubuntu Women Session during Ubuntu Open Week

Ubuntu Open Week, a series of IRC (Internet Relay Chat) based workshops, is happening Wednesday May 2nd through Friday May 4th: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuOpenWeek This is an event that has evolved over time and we have had sessions about the Ubuntu Women project several times over the years. Our early sessions were essentially “how to treat women […]

Career Days: Media Liaison Wrap-up

On Wednesday, April 18 at 16:00 UTC Emma Marshall (System76Chick) presented on being a Media Liaison. Career Path Has been a journalist since she was 14, working for school and local newspapers throughout high school and college Began using the social networks to report and promote local businesses that she encountered while working for the […]

Ubuntu Nail Decals from System76

Back in February Emma Marshall posted an Ubuntu Nail Decals thread on ubuntuforums.org offering to ship Ubuntu nail decals from System76 to anyone who wants them: Hey ladies! I send out these free Ubuntu key stickers to people who send in self-addressed, stamped envelopes to System76. We have some extras that we don’t send out […]

Career Days: Community Manager Wrap-up

On Saturday, February 25 at 17:00 UTC we welcomed Amber Graner (akgraner) to give us a review of her career leading up to her current position as a Community Manager and to offer details about being a non-developer who works in open source. Current Career Works at Linaro Specialist basically means that what she focuses […]

New wiki.ubuntu-women.org theme now live!

We’ve worked on this for several months and gone through several revisions, but we’ve finally done it – our new wiki.ubuntu-women.org theme is now live! Huge thanks to: Melissa Draper for the initial theme design and coding. Alan Bell for initial moin theme coding. Penelope Stowe and the Accessibility Team for accessibility review. t-ubuntu for […]