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From Ed Cable <edca...@mifos.org>
Subject Re: Interested in being a mentor for Google Code-In?
Date Wed, 02 Nov 2016 20:42:17 GMT
Thanks Roman for pointing this out.

Ed

On Tue, Nov 1, 2016 at 8:52 PM, Roman Shaposhnik <roman@shaposhnik.org>
wrote:

> FYI: I'm sure Mifos has its own legal council, but you may be interested
> in ASF's legal council take on this program:
>     http://markmail.org/message/jrytcwoiaky5dny7
>
> Thanks,
> Roman.
>
> On Tue, Nov 1, 2016 at 8:43 PM, Nayan Ambali <nayan.ambali@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Sure Ed,
> >
> > Please use the label "GCI" to tag Google Code-In tasks, refer this link
> > <https://mifosforge.jira.com/browse/MIFOSX-1811?jql=
> project%20%3D%20MIFOSX%20AND%20status%20in%20(Open%2C%
> 20Reopened%2C%20%22To%20Do%22)%20AND%20resolution%20%3D%
> 20Unresolved%20AND%20labels%20%3D%20GCI%20ORDER%20BY%20priority%20DESC%2C%
> 20updated%20DESC>
> > for
> > reference.
> >
> > As Ed said, tasks need to me simple, introductory and can be doable
> within
> > 1 to 2 days and need not restrict to only coding, it could be cleaning of
> > user manuals, installation guides or other training materials, please
> refer
> > example tasks given by GCI at  "bite-sized tasks
> > <https://developers.google.com/open-source/gci/resources/example-tasks>"
> >
> > -
> > Nayan Ambali
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > On Wed, 2 Nov 2016 at 05:02 Ed Cable <edcable@mifos.org> wrote:
> >
> >> Hi all,
> >>
> >> Based on the level of interest in acting as mentors from across the
> >> community, I will be applying for GCI as the Mifos Initiative.
> >>
> >> For all those who've expressed an interest in mentoring, I want to
> >> emphasize once more how involved you must be - we need to have hundreds
> of
> >> tasks and be extremely prompt in reviewing completed tasks. If we are
> able
> >> to get accepted, we will be notified on November 7 and will have 3
> weeks to
> >> build out our initial list of tasks which should be 200+ to start.
> >>
> >> Ed
> >>
> >> On Mon, Oct 24, 2016 at 2:25 PM, Ed Cable <edcable@mifos.org> wrote:
> >>
> >> > Hello community,
> >> >
> >> > We are considering applying to be a mentoring organization for Google
> >> > Code-In <https://developers.google.com/open-source/gci/timeline>.
> Google
> >> > Code-In is a program run by Google aimed towards pre-university
> students
> >> > where students compete to complete as many bite-sized tasks (3 to 5
> >> hours)
> >> > as possible across the following buckets: Code,
> Documentation/Training,
> >> > Outreach/Research, Quality Assurance, or User Interface.
> >> >
> >> > The GCI timeline can be found at: https://developers.google.
> >> > com/open-source/gci/timeline
> >> >
> >> > Important dates include:
> >> > - Mentoring Org Application Deadline: Oct 24
> >> > - Accepted Orgs Announced: Nov 7 - this is when we begin listing out
> all
> >> > our tasks
> >> > - Students begin working: Nov 28 - this is when students start working
> >> and
> >> > we must be quick to mentor, and review and close off tasks as
> completed.
> >> > - last date to submit tasks - Jan 16 - students must complete all
> work on
> >> > competing tasks.
> >> >
> >> > We last participated in 2014 and were very pleased and impressed withe
> >> > output of our students who contributed more than 650 hours. However,
> this
> >> > program is very intensive and requires the strong and active
> commitment
> >> of
> >> > mentors. Unlike Google Summer of Code where the mentorship is
> heaviest up
> >> > front and then the students work somewhat independently throughout the
> >> > summer, Google Code-In is intensive with hands-on engagement the
> entire
> >> > time since we must keep a steady pool of hundreds of open tasks and
> >> review
> >> > and mentor students as they complete their tasks.
> >> >
> >> > Before we even consider applying, I want to put a call out to all
> members
> >> > of the community to see if they're interested in mentoring - this
> would
> >> > both involve coming up with tasks, mentoring students as they complete
> >> > tasks, and reviewing the completed tasks.
> >> >
> >> > You don't need to be a developer to participate as the tasks are
> >> technical
> >> > and non-technical in nature.
> >> >
> >> > If interested in mentoring, please email me within the next two days
> or
> >> > fill out this quick Google Form - https://goo.gl/forms/
> V7NDMbbCaHx2VFHI3
> >> >
> >> > Based on interest level, we'll determine if we apply.
> >> >
> >> > --
> >> > *Ed Cable*
> >> > Director of Community Programs, Mifos Initiative
> >> > edcable@mifos.org | Skype: edcable | Mobile: +1.484.477.8649
> >> <+1%20484-477-8649>
> >> >
> >> > *Collectively Creating a World of 3 Billion Maries | *
> http://mifos.org
> >> > <http://facebook.com/mifos>  <http://www.twitter.com/mifos>
> >> >
> >> >
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> *Ed Cable*
> >> Director of Community Programs, Mifos Initiative
> >> edcable@mifos.org | Skype: edcable | Mobile: +1.484.477.8649
> >> <+1%20484-477-8649>
> >>
> >> *Collectively Creating a World of 3 Billion Maries | *http://mifos.org
> >> <http://facebook.com/mifos>  <http://www.twitter.com/mifos>
> >>
>



-- 
*Ed Cable*
Director of Community Programs, Mifos Initiative
edcable@mifos.org | Skype: edcable | Mobile: +1.484.477.8649

*Collectively Creating a World of 3 Billion Maries | *http://mifos.org
<http://facebook.com/mifos>  <http://www.twitter.com/mifos>

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