[IAEP] [SLOB] Outreachy

Avni Khatri avni at kidsoncomputers.org
Sun Feb 12 19:46:02 EST 2017

Hi Walter,

What about doing a fundraising drive for the Outreachy internship? If
there's an easy way for folks to donate, we can promote it on the SL
site/blog and on respective volunteer social media accounts.


Avni Khatri
Kids on Computers, Inc.

On Sun, Feb 12, 2017 at 4:52 PM, Walter Bender <walter.bender at gmail.com>

> On Wed, Feb 8, 2017 at 12:23 PM, Walter Bender <walter.bender at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Unless I hear otherwise, I plan to submit an application to Outreachy [1]
>> on behalf of Sugar Labs. Outreachy is an SFC program that helps people from
>> groups underrepresented in free and open source software get involved. I'm
>> also preparing a SL Outreachy landing page in the wiki [2].
>> regards.
>> -walter
>> [1] https://www.gnome.org/outreachy/
>> [2] https://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Outreachy
> I was not 100% up to speed when I sent this note last week. It seems we
> need to come up with funds for at least 1 intern ($5500). I think it is a
> worthwhile expenditure from our general funds, especially in light of the
> many $1000s we have gotten from Google for mentoring students. That said, I
> will also do my best to raise at least some of the funds from external
> sources. But I do need a thumbs up (or down) from the Oversight Board in
> short order.
> regards.
> -walter
> --
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> Sugar Labs
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