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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 Leadership Election Results!

Hey Everyone! The election results are in! We had an unexpected result: A tie! So, Congratulations to our TWO new leadership members: Flavia and Silvia! We decided that since we don’t exactly have high conflict situations where we need an odd number to break stalemates, having a leadership team of 4 would be awesome. ­čśÇ […]

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: 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 […]

Ubuntu Nail Decals from System76

Back in February Emma Marshall posted an Ubuntu Nail Decals thread on 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 […]

New theme now live!

We’ve worked on this for several months and gone through several revisions, but we’ve finally done it – our new 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 […]

Ubuntu Women Conference Goodies!

The Ubuntu Women project maintains a Resources page on our wiki. On this page we have links to our SVG logo files created by Troy Sobotka, and various other goodies that can be created via custom printing vendors like and I recently did a run of stickers, post cards, business cards and magnets […]

New 2011-2012 Ubuntu Women Leadership Team Announced

Thank you so much to all those who voted and many thanks to Elizabeth Krumbach (pleia2), Jessica Ledbetter (jledbetter), Cheri Francis (Cheri703) and Valorie Zimmerman (valorie) for┬átheir willingness to run for these positions.┬áMany thanks to Melissa Draper and Leigh Honeywell for serving on former leadership team. Below is the┬áNew 2011-2012 Ubuntu Women Leadership Team: Elizabeth […]

Now on Social Media

When the Ubuntu Women project began back in 2005 the team only had chat (#ubuntu-women on and forums. In 2006, with the formal approval of the project, we expanded in to use of a┬áwiki, a website and an official mailing list for the team. Now in 2011 with the significant growth of social media […]

Hello world!

The Ubuntu Women project has toyed with the idea of having a blog for years, and we’ve finally gone ahead and done it! We plan on cross-posting announcements from our mailing list and offering guest posts by our members on a variety of subjects, so watch this space (or just subscribe to our RSS feed!).