[UbuntuWomen] Introducing myself to the Ubuntu Women Team

Amber Graner akgraner at gmail.com
Mon Feb 1 23:40:30 UTC 2010

2010/2/1 Elvira Martínez <elvira.martinez38 at gmail.com>

> Checking the last e-mail Amber Graner sent today, I noticed that I've been
> part of Ubuntu Woman Team since 2009-02-19 but I wasn't part of the list. I
> joined the list today and one of the suggestions talks about introduce
> myself to the team.
> Well I guess I don't have too much to say about me, I can tell you I'm from
> Colombia but I had been living in Central America for 8 years, first being
> in Costa Rica, then Guatemala and now in Honduras. I Knew about Ubuntu
> because an old classmate Fabián Rodríguez (MagicFab) told me and encouraged
> me to join the community when I was in Guatemala. I was just getting ready
> to make contact with the team in Guatemala when I had to move to Honduras.
> Fabián told me the Ubuntu Honduras community was completely inactive for a
> while ago and that it could be a nice opportunity to start working and
> make know  Ubuntu here.
> So I decided to give me the opportunity and we "re-open" the team on
> 2008-09-13. The first person to appear was Diego Turcios who some of you
> already know and then more and more people followed joining the team.
> Today we have 51 members and we hope more people come to join us. Not all of
> them are very active but we have a nice group of 5 people that believe we
> can do it and hope we will find more Ubuntu fan/lovers that help us to
> continue. Honduras is a country that has little or wrong knowledge about
> Free Software so we have a lot of opportunities ;)
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> I am not a computer expert and that's why I'm encouraged by two things, one
> that is easy to learn with Ubuntu and two that without too much experience I
> had been learning every day throughout the community.
> I spend my time between my family, the Ubuntu community and helping a place
> for disabled children in the city called Hogar el Buen Samaritano.
> To know more about me and my relationship with Ubuntu Community
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/tatica1
> I've been writing in my blog in spanish, because most of my friends doesn't
> speak english but I have a few things in english, the most important, my
> story with Ubuntu
> http://tatica1.wordpress.com/2010/01/21/about-how-i-heard-about-ubuntu/
> My blog
> http://tatica1.wordpress.com/
> Look forward to help the Ubuntu Women community and also feel supported by
> you.

Thanks so much for the intro - :-)  All the stuff you are working on is
amazing! Thanks for joining the list and being part of the team.

:-) Amber

> Cheers,
> Elvira Martínez
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Amber Graner//akgraner//

Just me Amber.

There are lots of Linux users who don't care how the kernel works, but only
want to use it. That is a tribute to how good Linux is.
Linus Torvalds
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