[Discuss] Shuttleworth fellowships, applications open
nancy.ouyang at gmail.com
Tue Feb 24 16:14:06 UTC 2015
apologies for double-post, I dropped the forwarded part by accident:
At the Shuttleworth Foundation, we have built up a Fellowship programme
over the last 5 years that we are extremely proud of. We are supporting
individuals who are brave enough to re-imagine the world in which they live
and do something about it.
Although not initially the case, the programme currently consists largely
of men and the pipeline into the Fellowship does not offer much hope that
this will change in the near future. We believe the programme will be
stronger with a more diverse group.
We would like to ask for your assistance in strengthening our network of
women and women-friendly groups with the intent of expanding their presence
on the Fellowship and associated peer group. Specifically:
1) Please pass this email on to women and women-friendly groups. They
themselves may not wish to apply, but someone within their networks may. We
would happily dial in to any meet-ups they have, or drop in if one of the
team is passing by.
2) Tell us who we should be in touch with. Who are key information shapers
in this space? We will either reach out to them or would love an
About the Shuttleworth Foundation:
- Up to $1m in cash over 3 years
- Freedom and flexibility to implement your vision for social change
- A supportive network of peers
- 100% commitment to focusing on your vision
- Open licensing and collaborative approaches
- Willingness to fully engage in the network and build community
For more information go to www.shuttleworthfoundation.org or please do get
in touch with us.
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On Tue, Feb 24, 2015 at 11:10 AM, Nancy Ouyang <nancy.ouyang at gmail.com>
> Seems like you all might like this:
>> *Openness is at the core of the Foundation’s experiment in the world*We
>> wanted to understand what would happen if the values, processes and
>> licences of the FOSS world were applied to areas outside of software. Could
>> that provide key building blocks for further innovation? What are the
>> conditions that optimise innovation for positive social change? How can
>> openness add value to that process? This is at the heart of the
>> Foundation’s contribution to the world.
> They're looking to build their female applicant pipeline in particular,
> apparently that has shrunk over the last few years.
> narwhaledu.com, educational robots
> <http://gfycat.com/ExcitableLeanAkitainu> [[<(._.)>]] my personal blog
> <http://www.orangenarwhals.com>, orangenarwhals
> arvados.org (open source software for provenance, reproducing, and
> scaling your analyses)
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