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Re: [Debian-NYC] Debian Outreach Program for Women matching fund 2013

On Tue, Oct 29, 2013 at 1:21 AM, Brian Gupta <brian.gupta@brandorr.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> One of the Debian projects that I have recently volunteered to do, is
> to help coordinate Debian's participation in the GNOME Foundation's
> Outreach Program for Women (OPW) [1], which is an internship program
> aimed at getting more women involved in FOSS, similar to Google's
> Summer of Code.
> Unlike the Google program, OPW does not require participants to be
> students, and as well as coding projects it can also cover non-coding
> tasks such as translation, graphic design, documentation, bug triage
> and marketing.
> However, unlike GSoC, participating projects need to pay the costs
> themselves. (There is no large corporate grant).
> In order to aid this effort, one of Debian's sponsors has offered to
> start a matching fund in USD to fund Debian's participation in OPW.
> For details, and to give a donation, please see our Donate now page.
> Please do think about getting involved and sharing your ideas, to help
> us make OPW an even more useful program for Debian in the future. If
> you wish to apply as an intern participant, please review the
> available coding [2] and non-coding [3] internships and follow the
> instructions for application [4].
> Please feel free to email me (or opw@debian.org) if you have any
> questions, comments or concerns.
> Also, please feel free to spread the word. :)
> Thanks,
> Brian
> [1] - https://live.gnome.org/OutreachProgramForWomen
> [2] - http://wiki.debian.org/SummerOfCode2013/Projects
> [3] - http://wiki.debian.org/OutreachProgramForWomen/NonCodingProjects
> [4] - http://wiki.debian.org/OutreachProgramForWomen

I forget the "Donate Now" link!: http://debian.ch/opw2013/

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