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From "Kevin A. McGrail" <kmcgr...@apache.org>
Subject Re: UNICEF Open Source project- Apache Foundation
Date Thu, 08 Nov 2018 15:18:27 GMT
Hi Ariam, I got your voicemail again  Feel free to ping me back at
703.798.0171 and we can coordinate a face to face meeting.  Regards,
KAM
--
Kevin A. McGrail
VP Fundraising, Apache Software Foundation
Chair Emeritus Apache SpamAssassin Project
https://www.linkedin.com/in/kmcgrail - 703.798.0171


On Wed, Oct 31, 2018 at 12:57 PM Kevin A. McGrail <kmcgrail@apache.org>
wrote:

> Thanks Ariam, got your v/m.  Feel free to call me back at 703 798 0171.
> --
> Kevin A. McGrail
> VP Fundraising, Apache Software Foundation
> Chair Emeritus Apache SpamAssassin Project
> https://www.linkedin.com/in/kmcgrail - 703.798.0171
>
>
> On Tue, Oct 30, 2018 at 11:44 AM Ariam Mogos <amogos@unicef.org> wrote:
>
>> Sure, sounds good Kevin. You can reach me at 917.974.5997.
>>
>>
>>
>> *From: *"Kevin A. McGrail" <kmcgrail@apache.org>
>> *Date: *Monday, October 29, 2018 at 6:27 PM
>> *To: *"david@davebanesaccess.org" <david@davebanesaccess.org>
>> *Cc: *Ariam Mogos <amogos@unicef.org>, "general@incubator.apache.org" <
>> general@incubator.apache.org>, Aditi Poddar <apoddar@unicef.org>, "
>> ead@ecs.soton.ac.uk" <ead@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
>> *Subject: *Re: UNICEF Open Source project- Apache Foundation
>>
>>
>>
>> Thanks David for the introduction.  Ariam, I am located in Fairfax so a
>> meeting in DC is more than possible.
>>
>>
>>
>> Can I give you a call to coordinate?  If so, what's a good number to
>> reach you?
>>
>> --
>>
>> Kevin A. McGrail
>>
>> VP Fundraising, Apache Software Foundation
>>
>> Chair Emeritus Apache SpamAssassin Project
>>
>> https://www.linkedin.com/in/kmcgrail - 703.798.0171
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Oct 29, 2018 at 4:57 PM <david@davebanesaccess.org> wrote:
>>
>> Just to quickly introduce EA and myself – we work together in a not for
>> profit at globalsymbols.com
>>
>>
>>
>> We are very much committed to both open licence and working in the open,
>> and have a special interest in seeking to ensure that AAC reaches those
>> communities that have been most under served in this field
>>
>>
>>
>> One of our first projects was in the Middle East where we collaborated to
>> develop Tawasol, the Arabic open symbol set, designed to reflect both
>> language and culture within the Middle East and especially the gulf. To do
>> that we created a system that democratised symbol design, allowing a range
>> of stakeholder to determine the design and selection of symbols to
>> represent concepts.
>>
>>
>>
>> Very much hope to continue discussions together about collaboration
>> around the paper Ariam has distributed
>>
>>
>>
>> Best regards
>>
>>
>>
>> David
>>
>>
>>
>> *From:* Kevin A. McGrail <kmcgrail@apache.org>
>> *Sent:* 29 October 2018 20:49
>> *To:* Ariam Mogos <amogos@unicef.org>; general@incubator.apache.org
>> *Cc:* Aditi Poddar <apoddar@unicef.org>; david@davebanesaccess.org; EA
>> Draffan <ead@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
>> *Subject:* Re: UNICEF Open Source project- Apache Foundation
>>
>>
>>
>> Thanks Ariam,
>>
>> I have a child with Autism so this is very interesting to me and I also
>> helped found the largest support group in the Washington DC area.  I have
>> done grants for curriculum to teach children with autism to swim with
>> Autism Speaks and I can talk intelligently about AT/PECS.  We also just had
>> our keynote from Cliff Schmidt at Amplio which has some crossover.  Anyway,
>> enough about me, I'd like to setup a call, nothing long and talk about our
>> incubator and how we work/what we do.
>>
>> Regards,
>> KAM
>>
>>
>> On 10/29/2018 3:53 PM, Ariam Mogos wrote:
>>
>> Thanks so much Kellen, Dave and Kevin!
>>
>> (copying Aditi from our partnerships team)
>>
>> (copying David Banes and EA Draffan, two of our advisors on AAC)
>>
>>
>>
>> Yes we’d be interested in collaborating with Apache and learning more
>> about the incubator program.
>>
>>
>>
>> We’re very excited to share about this project. I’ve created a google doc
>> with some information here:
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> https://docs.google.com/document/d/1fMY5_YgqqE5VfqNCDwQ0HQe8ozkz1v7kpjQpimVsjuI/edit
>>
>>
>>
>> Please feel free to leave any comments, questions, recommendations in the
>> document.
>>
>>
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Ariam
>>
>>
>>
>> *From: *"Kevin A. McGrail" <kmcgrail@apache.org> <kmcgrail@apache.org>
>> *Date: *Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 4:51 PM
>> *To: *"general@incubator.apache.org" <general@incubator.apache.org>
>> <general@incubator.apache.org> <general@incubator.apache.org>
>> *Cc: *Ariam Mogos <amogos@unicef.org> <amogos@unicef.org>
>> *Subject: *Re: UNICEF Open Source project- Apache Foundation
>>
>>
>>
>> In addition to the list responses, I'm happy to chat especially with my
>> VP Fundraising duties. Love UNICEF and love what you do especially around
>> Halloween.  Happy to jump on a call and give you some guidance!
>>
>>
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> KAM
>>
>> --
>>
>> Kevin A. McGrail
>>
>> VP Fundraising, Apache Software Foundation
>>
>> Chair Emeritus Apache SpamAssassin Project
>>
>> https://www.linkedin.com/in/kmcgrail - 703.798.0171
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Sun, Oct 28, 2018 at 1:39 AM Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net>
>> wrote:
>>
>> Exactly as Kellen describes!
>>
>> If for whatever reason you require an offline discussion to start then
>> I’m sure someone here may be willing to “champion” your proposal.
>>
>> Regards,
>> Dave
>>
>> Sent from my iPhone
>>
>> > On Oct 27, 2018, at 9:43 PM, kellen sunderland <
>> kellen.sunderland@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > Hello Ariam, reading through the sites in your signature it looks like
>> > you're doing interesting work.  I'm always happy to see governments and
>> > NGOs using / contributing to open source.
>> >
>> > Speaking for myself, I would be happy to set aside some time to chat.
>> At
>> > Apache we do try to keep as much communication as possible on public
>> email
>> > lists.  Would you be able to give a little more detail about your
>> project
>> > via this list?  Were you interested in collaborating with Apache?  Did
>> you
>> > want to participate in the Apache Incubator program?
>> >
>> > -Kellen
>> >
>> >> On Sat, Oct 27, 2018 at 9:42 AM Ariam Mogos <amogos@unicef.org> wrote:
>> >>
>> >> Hi there,
>> >>
>> >> I work in UNICEF’s Office of Innovation and was hoping to speak to
>> someone
>> >> about a fantastic open source project in which we’re interested in
>> working
>> >> with the Apache Foundation.
>> >>
>> >> Look forward to hearing from you.
>> >>
>> >> Best,
>> >> Ariam
>> >>
>> >> ---------------------------------
>> >> Ariam Mogos
>> >> Learning Lead
>> >> UNICEF Ventures
>> >> Office of Innovation
>> >> skype: ariammogos
>> >> mobile: +1 917-974-5997<tel:%28917%29%20974-5997>
>> <%28917%29%20974-5997>
>> >>
>> >> www.unicefstories.org<http://www.unicefstories.org/>
>> >> www.unicefinnovationfund.org<http://www.unicefinnovationfund.org/>
>> >>
>> >>
>>
>>
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>>
>> --
>>
>> Kevin A. McGrail
>>
>> VP Fundraising, Apache Software Foundation
>>
>> Chair Emeritus Apache SpamAssassin Project
>>
>> https://www.linkedin.com/in/kmcgrail - 703.798.0171
>>
>>

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