This page contains information specific to the December 10, 2013 to March 10, 2014 round of the Outreach Program for Women internships. For all other information about the program, including the application process and the application form, please see the main program page.
Here is the page with the resources you can use to help us spread the word about this round.
The Outreach Program for Women is organized by the GNOME Foundation with the special support from Red Hat. The internships this round were generously sponsored by the following organizations and companies.
Equalizer: Wikimedia Foundation
Promoters: Google, Hewlett-Packard, Intel, Mozilla, Open Source Robotics Foundation
Includers: Cloudera, Debian, GNOME Foundation, Linaro, OpenStack Foundation, Rackspace, Red Hat
application period opens
October 1 - November 11
applicants need to get in touch with at least one project and make a contribution to it
application deadline at 7pm UTC
accepted participants announced on this page at 7pm UTC
December 10 - March 10
The GNOME Foundation will be administering the payments of the $5,000 (USD) stipends each participant will get. The payments will be sent on or within a day of the date listed. Please note that it takes 1-2 weeks for a payment transfer to be received.
$500 will be sent to participants who have begun their internships
$2250 will be sent to participants in good standing with their mentors
$2250 will be sent to participants who have successfully completed their internships
The decision about good standing and successful completion will be made by the mentor in consultation with the program coordinators. An intern can request the coordinators to re-review this decision.
Congratulations to 31 participants accepted for the Outreach Program for Women! Unfortunately, Annapoornima Koppad had to withdraw in the beginning for personal reasons, so 30 interns are participating in the current round.
- coordinators: Brian Gupta and Paul Tagliamonte
Judit Gyimesi, Göd, Hungary - Hungarian translation - Christian Perrier
Michelle Harris (djafifa), Kingston, Jamaica - Jamaican Patois translation - Christian Perrier
- coordinator: Máirín Duffy
Charul (charul), Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India - Fedora infrastructure data visualization: Datagrepper / Dataviewer - Ralph Bean
Pallavi Kumari Jha (pjha), Kollam, Kerala, India - Unit test SSSD - Jakub Hrozek
Marie Nordin (riecatnor), Rochester, NY, USA - Fedora Badges - Máirín Duffy
Karen Tang (ktnode), Pittsburgh, PA - Hyperkitty design and development - Máirín Duffy
- coordinator: Marina Zhurakhinskaya
Shobha Tyagi (curiousDTU), Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, India - Documentation - Ekaterina Gerasimova
Sphinx Jiang, Beijing, China - Chinese translation - Wylmer Wang and YunQiang Su
Eliane Ramos Pereira (elianeramos), Brno, Czech Republic - Getting Things GNOME! - Parin Porecha
- coordinator: Sarah Sharp
Teodora Băluţă (teodorab), Bucharest, Romania - QR code generator - Peter P. Waskiewicz Jr.
Rashika Kheria, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India - Static code fixes - Josh Triplett
Valentina Mihaela Manea (tinamanea), Bucharest, Romania - Driver staging code cleanup - Andy Grover
Kelley Nielsen (kelleynnn), San Jose, CA, USA - Reduce swapoff complexity from quadratic to linear - Rik van Riel
- coordinator: Larissa Shapiro
Isabelle Carter (ibnc), Springfield, MO, USA - Servo - Lars Bergstrom
Jennie Rose Halperin (jennierose), Carrboro, NC, USA - Community building - Larissa Shapiro
Jennifer "Nif" Ward (nif), Oberlin, OH, USA - Rust - Tim Chevalier
Sabina Brown (binab), Santa Cruz, CA, USA - SUMO (Support.Mozilla.org) community building - Ibai Garcia
- coordinator: Anne Gentle
Annapoornima Koppad (akoppad), Bangalore, Karnataka, India - Surfacing the instance actions in Horizon - Julie Pichon
Sayali Lunkad (sayalilunkad), Pune, Maharashtra, India- Horizon Sparklines - Ladislav Smola
Cindy Pallares-Quezada (cpallares), Dallas, TX, USA - Marconi API Spec- Flavio Percoco
Miranda Zhang (MirandaZhang), Canberra, Australia - OpenStack API Docs - Diane Fleming
- coordinators: Carlos Agüero and Tully Foote
Binnur Görer (binnur), Istanbul, Turkey - Simulation world SDF editor - Carlos Agüero and Nate Koenig
Tashwin Khurana, Bethlehem, PA, USA - Open Street Maps interface - Carlos Agüero, Nate Koenig and Steve Peters
Ana Marian Pedro (ampedro), Manila, Philippines - Educational challenge using Cloudsim, ROS and Gazebo - Hugo Boyer and Tully Foote
Louise Penna Poubel (chapulina), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil / Canterbury, UK - WebGL interface for mobile devices - Ian Chen and Steffi Paepcke
- coordinator: Quim Gil
Be Birchall, New York, NY, USA - Clean up Parsoid round-trip testing UI, including using a templating system - Marc Ordinas and Subramanya Sastry
Anu G Enchackal (inchikutty), Kerala, India - UploadWizard:OSM Map Embedding - Gergő Tisza
Niharika Kohli (Niharika or Chocolava), New Delhi, India - Compact interlanguage links as a beta feature - Pau Giner and Sucheta Ghoshal
Brena Monteiro de Jesus (monteirobrena), Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil - mediawiki.org homepage redesign - Quim Gil and Heather Walls
Maria Pacana (mariapacana), New York, NY, USA / San Francisco, CA, USA - Clean up tracing/debugging/logging inside Parsoid - Subramanya Sastry and Arlo Breault
Diwanshi Pandey (diwanship), Pune, Maharashtra, India - Complete the MediaWiki development course at Codecademy - Yuri Astrakhan
See each organization's page for more information about the projects and mentors. The main page has some advice about how to choose an organization and project.
Organizations and companies are invited to join in by offering and sponsoring internships in future rounds.
Debian is a free operating system. Debian provides over 29,000 packages, which are precompiled software bundled up in a nice format for easy installation on your machine. A variety of programming projects is available.
Fedora is a GNU/Linux-based operating system with a commitment to open collaboration and software freedom. Projects include work on the operating system installer, design collateral for the project, and the project infrastructure. Coding, user experience design, graphic design, front-end and back-end web development, and usability testing projects are available.
GNOME is a GNU/Linux-based innovative desktop that is design-driven and easy to use. Projects include work on the general desktop features and on popular applications. Coding, user experience design, graphic design, web development, documentation, and marketing projects are available.
Linux Kernel is the most basic layer of the Linux operating system. It encompasses many things: hardware drivers, file systems, security, task scheduling, and much more. Projects include work on ethernet drivers, USB drivers, and the central boot code for x86 processors. Basic experience with C or C++ is required. Basic operating system knowledge and Linux/UNIX command line knowledge are a plus.
Mozilla creates software that promotes the goals of the Open Web. Coding projects for the Rust programming language and the Servo web browser engine are available. Beginner-level proficiency in C and some knowledge of systems programming (such as having taking an operating systems class) are useful. In addition, a community management internship is available for people interested in organizing volunteers.
Wikimedia is a global movement whose mission is to bring free educational content to the world. Help improving the technical tools and infrastructure behind Wikipedia, as well as mobile offerings, user experience, internationalization and documentation.
Xen Project is a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project that develops the Xen Hypervisor and related virtualization technologies. The Xen Hypervisor is the leading virtualization platform that is powering some of the largest clouds in production today, such as Amazon Web Services, Rackspace Public Cloud, Verizon Cloud and many hosting services. Programming projects that require C or Perl experience, as well as interest in algorithms, computer architecture, and virtualization concepts are available.