As I have mentioned in the past with the various post on events and event planners, going to events and helping at the booths are great ways to see what is happening and meet people and the Grace Hopper Celebration is no different.I volunteered to help Stormy Peters, Executive Director of the GNOME Foundation, staff the free software booth this year at Grace Hopper and had a blast yesterday. I can't wait to see what to... more »
Ladies check out these awesome internship opportunities!!! I was so excited when I was forwarded the link earlier I just had to share it.  GNOME is an innovative free software desktop. It is easy to use and is the most popular desktop distributed with free operating systems. In an effort to get more women involved in free software, GNOME project is sponsoring several internships for women from December 15, 2010 to... more »
Last year at this time, I had only been involved with Ubuntu and the Open Source community a little over a month. All things Ubuntu and Open Source in respects to my personal involvement were new, exciting and awesomely overwhelming and I hate to admit it but, I did not blog about anyone for Ada Lovelace Day 2009.That said I have to admit in the last year I have been given the opportunity to meet and get to know so man... more »
On January 10, 2010 the Ubuntu Women Project announced an International Women's Day Competition. Are you a women who uses Ubuntu? Then send to the email below in the announcement, how you discovered Ubuntu. Since the original announcement Sponsors now include: Canonical, Linux Pro Magazine and Ubuntu User Magazine. Prize packs at the time of this post include Ubuntu Backpacks, women's t-shirts, key chains, 1 year digital subscription to Linux Pro Magazine or a 1 year print subscription Ubuntu... more »
In this final interview in my Where Karmic's Karma Comes From series, we meet Matt Zimmerman, Ubuntu CTO and chair of the Ubuntu Technical Board. Matt brings each team together with his tireless efforts to ensure quality, professionalism, and polish to each release. Other recent interviews introduced managers of the Foundations Team, Mobile Team, Desktop Team, Kernel Team, Community Team, and Ubuntu QA Team. Amber Gra... more »

Follow along as Ubuntu enthusiast and Community organizer Amber Graner helps put the "You" in Ubuntu.

Amber Graner is an active Ubuntu community member and organizer who encourages everyone around her to participate, support, and learn about Ubuntu and Open Source. With a smile and a sense of humor, Amber reminds people that there is a place for everyone in the Ubuntu community – regardless of technical skill level (or lack thereof). She is constantly looking for people, places, and events within the Ubuntu community that help inspire Ubuntu users to participate actively within the Ubuntu community. Email Amber at amber AT ubuntu-user DOT com.

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