She's Geeky Bay Area: Jan 29-31

She's Geeky is coming to the Bay Area! January 29-31 at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA.

Are you a woman? Are you a Geek? This event is for you! We invite women from a diverse array of technological fields and those doing technology within non-technical fields. It's a great "unconference" and a great chance to meet up with fellow geeky women, learn from them and share your own areas of expertise.

Announcing She’s Geeky DC Nov 13-14

We are really pleased to announce She’s Geeky DC. It will be Friday and Saturday November 13 & 14th, 2009 at NCLR, 1126 16th Street, N.W.

Register Here

We have an amazing DC based organizing team Andrea Baker, Kety Esquivel, Allyson Kapin, Amy Senger, Shireen Mitchell along with the She’s Geeky home base organizers – Kaliya Hamlin & Heidi Nobantu Saul

Who is invited?

Are you a woman? Are you a Geek? This event is for you. We are invite women from a diverse array of technological fields and those doing technology within non-technical fields

Washington, DC (USA) chapter meeting Mon, 16 Nov. 2009

The Washington, DC chapter of LinuxChix will be gathering at 7:00 p.m.
on Monday, 16 November 2009 at Ten Ren's Tea Time in College Park,
Maryland. No RSVP necessary. See for more
on our chapter.

Seattle WA USA LinuxChix meeting

Seattle WA USA LinuxChix Meeting:

Tuesday November 10th, 2009
Starting at 6:00pm PST :-)

Caffé Vita Coffee Roasting Co.
1005 E Pike St
Seattle WA 98101

This is the last meeting we have scheduled, so the topic will include
scheduling future meetings and discussing what topics we would like to
address in 2010.
Join us and let us know what you'd like to get out of the community!

we'll talk geek and grrl! this has included desktop options, scripting
fun, how to interact in very male environments.

Elizabeth Krumbach Elected to the Ubuntu Community Council

Elizabeth is a longtime Linuxchix member, and is the first-ever women elected to the Ubuntu Community Council. Congratulations, Elizabeth!

The newly-elected council will serve a two-year term:
Alan Pope
Benjamin Mako Hill
Daniel Holbach
Elizabeth Krumbach
Matthew East
Mike Basinger
Richard Johnson

Debian-NYC workshops for new contributors


Debian-NYC is beginning a series of Debian Workshops, designed to
introduce new contributors to the free software community. These
workshops are designed for people with a good technical background,
but aren't yet well connected in the Free Software community. As
such, we thought it would be good to advertise this event to this
list. Please forward this announcement (and site below) to NYC-area
women who would be interested.

Our first workshop will be on October 15th. It will be on the basics
of dealing with Debian packages: getting source, bugfixing/locally

DC LinuxChix outing this Saturday

DC LinuxChix will be gathering this Saturday, 3 October 2009 at 10:00
a.m. to tour the National Cryptologic Museum in Fort Meade, MD
Feel free to join us if you'll be in the area! RSVP to me
( If you'll need a ride let me know that


Statistics/R course has started

It's not too late to join our new course, "Statistics and Knowledge Discovery with R".

Log in to our Moodle courses site -- you may need to reset your password if you have a Drupal account but haven't used Moodle in a while, or create a new account if you've never used our Moodle before. You'll find the course under Programming.

New course: R and Statistics

A new course, taught by A. Mani, is beginning on our Moodle site!

To enroll, go to the Statistics and R course page.

You'll need to create a Moodle account, or reset your password if you already have a Drupal account here. Please subscribe to the courses list too, so you'll see any announcements or off-Moodle discussion.

Haecksen and Linuxchix miniconf confirmed for 2010

New Zealand LinuxChix member Joh Clarke's proposal for a Haecksen and Linuxchix miniconf at 2010 (January 2010, Wellington, NZ) was announced as one of the chosen miniconfs.

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