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Subject Re: Looking for Mentors: Ladies That FOSS Event in Berlin
Date Wed, 17 Aug 2016 16:49:11 GMT
Can we mentor from afar or do we have to be in Berlin?

On Wed, Aug 17, 2016 at 3:11 AM, Lucie Kaffee <>

> Ladies That FOSS is WMDE's
> first
> Open Source Hack Event aimed primarily at women who want to join a Free and
> Open Source Software (FOSS) project but don’t know where to start. This is
> a unique opportunity for nonbinary and woman coders to test out uncharted
> waters and code FOSS by meeting some people who already got the FOSS flu
> and are deeply involved in projects.
> So this is how it works. This day will be a one-day hack event where women
> get the chance to dive into the FOSS movement and try out projects.
> Projects will give women the chance to hack with them on something which
> can be accomplished on that day. While hacking, the new women on the team
> can get to know the FOSS movement and see what impact they can have.
> This is an event which will offer newcomers the opportunity to engage
> closely with the projects. Only four to six participants are matched with a
> project. A unique chance to get to know some of the coolest projects and
> coders out there and become part of the FOSS community. There will be
> plenty of time for learning, trying, chatting, eating and *most of all,
> coding FOSS*.
> We already welcome Wikidata, Mozilla's Firefox Browser, Coala and MediaWiki
> - BUT the collaboration is missing Apache projects! Please contact us, if
> you are involved with a Apache project and want to become mentor and join
> this event.
> Where? In Berlin, at the Wikimedia Germany Office
> When? 29th of October
> We are looking forward to meet you!
> Lucie and Julia
> --
> Lucie-Aimée Kaffee
> Software Development
> Wikimedia Deutschland e.V. | Tempelhofer Ufer 23-24 | 10963 Berlin
> Phone: +49 (0)30 219 158 26-0
> Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in
> the sum of all knowledge.
> That‘s our commitment.
> Wikimedia Deutschland - Gesellschaft zur Förderung Freien Wissens e. V.
> Eingetragen im Vereinsregister des Amtsgerichts Berlin-Charlottenburg
> unter der Nummer 23855 B.
> Als gemeinnützig anerkannt durch das Finanzamt für Körperschaften I Berlin,
> Steuernummer 27/029/42207.

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