[UbuntuWomen] Systers "pass it on" grants

Amber Graner akgraner at gmail.com
Tue Mar 30 21:53:14 BST 2010

On Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 4:23 PM, Esther Schindler <esther at bitranch.com>wrote:

> Of interest to several women here, I expect. Feel free to forward the info
> to anyone whom you think might be interested!
> Systers Pass-It-On awards program is accepting applications till May 12th
> Hello friends,
> Do you know women or girls who need a little help "making it" in computing?
> Please take a look at
> http://anitaborg.org/files/Systers_PIO_Poster_Spring_2010.pdf<http://www.linkedin.com/redirect?url=http%3A%2F%2Fanitaborg%2Eorg%2Ffiles%2FSysters_PIO_Poster_Spring_2010%2Epdf&urlhash=tvxY>
>  .
> The Systers group (part of the Anita Borg Institute) accepts applications
> twice a year for small "grants" of financial aid to women or girls from
> around the world. Several awards are given each round, providing a little
> boost to help students, Girl Scout troops, conference attendees, third-world
> individuals, training classes....you name it! It's a marvelous program.
> The recipients "pass it on" by giving back to their community in some way
> that also helps women or girls in computing.
> Look on the website for stories of past award winners and see how much good
> a very small investment can make. It's impressive.
> http://anitaborg.org/initiatives/systers/pass-it-on-grants-program/<http://www.linkedin.com/redirect?url=http%3A%2F%2Fanitaborg%2Eorg%2Finitiatives%2Fsysters%2Fpass-it-on-grants-program%2F&urlhash=h9rs>
> Also, if you'd like to be a Syster, it's a great supportive online group
> for women in any computer-related field. We have an international email
> group with threaded discussions on any topic that involves women+computers.
> Newcomers welcome, no cost but a penny for your thoughts.

Thank you for posting this information to the list!  Great information


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