Open Source Comes to Campus Chicago Outreach: DePaul University

Kumar McMillan kmcmillan at mozilla.com
Thu Oct 2 15:08:56 PDT 2014


Hi Jennie.

+ chicago at mozilla.org

I have some family obligations that day so I can’t attend but this sounds pretty cool. If you are open to non-Mozillians you could also try reaching out to Chicago Women Devs — https://twitter.com/CWDevs / contact at cwdevs.com

-Kumar

On Oct 2, 2014, at 3:05 PM, Jennie Rose Halperin <jhalperin at mozilla.com> wrote:

> hello Chicagoans!
> 
> I'm writing because there's a wonderful event coming to your city.
> 
> We're looking for mentors to come to the Open Source Comes to Campus (http://campus.openhatch.org/) event in Chicago at DePaul University on Saturday October 18. It's an all-day event, but if you can only be there for a part of the day, that could work! Mentoring is not only one of the most important way for new contributors to join the Mozilla community, it also provides lasting positive impact for you, the mentor. We're looking for in-person mentors, but could be amenable to a remote situation.
> 
> Mentors will commit to being there during the day. Mentoring could take place only during the day or could be a continuing relationship. Open Source Comes to Campus Mentors walk students through contribution to Open Source, whether it's submitting a patch or bug or other kinds of contribution. (This can include projects you're working on, tools you use to work in the open, and other tools.)
> 
> We're particularly looking for women who would like to be on an Open Source career panel!
> 
> Here's the project Wiki on our end: https://wiki.mozilla.org/Contribute/Open_Hatch_Mozilla_Project
> 
> Please get in touch with me if you want to be a part of this! We are really in need of mentors, so any help would be greatly appreciated!
> 
> Thanks much!
> 
> Best,
> 
> Jennie
> 
> Jennie Rose Halperin
> Community Building Team | Mozilla | http://jennierosehalperin.me | @little_wow | Join us! http://mozilla.org/contribute
> 



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