[UbuntuWomen] Systers "pass it on" grants
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
> 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.
> 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
> Ubuntu-Women mailing list
> Ubuntu-Women at lists.ubuntu.com
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.
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