Category Archives: volunteer work

Why I am a Member of the Open Source Initiative

And you should be, too. Full disclosure: I sit on the Board of the Open Source Initiative and am running for reelection in 2015. My board seat is a volunteer position and I receive no financial compensation for this work. … Continue reading

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Grace Hopper Open Source Day 2013: Mentoring Projects Application Period Open

Well, technically it has been open for awhile now, but you see how often I get around to updating this blog. Grace Hopper Open Source Day will reprise for the 3rd time this year at the annual Grace Hopper Celebration … Continue reading

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Join Us for Open Source Day at Grace Hopper 2012

This post is lightly adapted from the original, which appeared on the Best of Systers Blog. Systers is the world’s largest email community of technical women in computing. It was founded by Anita Borg in 1987 as a small electronic … Continue reading

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CASH Music: What, Why and Where You Fit In

So, I’ve mentioned my many side projects. Like in my penultimate post. And the time has come to talk about another one, namely CASH Music. I sit on CASH’s Board and provide guidance regarding outreach to the open source community, … Continue reading

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Why PIE? Oh yes, and startups apply now!

A friend once told me that whenever you want to get something done, you ought to ask a busy person. I’m pretty sure I was also the person he was asking about how to get something done.  Over the last … Continue reading

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Going Forth and Doing Good with Sahana

I have recently accepted an appointment to the Board of the Sahana Software Foundation (SSF), a humanitarian free and open source software project. The SSF is dedicated to the mission of saving lives by providing information management solutions that enable organizations and … Continue reading

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The TechWomen Program

I was recently invited to be on the Selection Committee for the TechWomen Program, and completed the review process with my fellow committee members on Thursday. For those not familiar with TechWomen, it is a mentoring and exchange program funded … Continue reading

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