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Gendergap -- Increasing female participation in Wikimedia projects

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Wikimedia data indicates that the percentage of female contributors in Wikimedia projects is as low as 13%. This mailing list is intended to be a central forum for discussing strategies and approaches that could be used to increase female participation in Wikimedia projects.

The Female Founder Fellowship offers fellowship, grants and incubation program, free of charge

The Female Founder Fellowship,Founder Institute's offers fellowship, grants and incubation program, free of charge.

Many of the deadlines are fast approaching. Visit, and apply at

The People Who Support Linux: Linux Skills Land Job for This Linux Lady

Deborah Wazir says Linux helped her land her current job.

She says she was first introduced to Linux in the late 90s in the form of a Knoppix Live CD that she glanced at and put away. Ten years later a recruiter refused to submit her resume for a position because it didn't specifically say she had Linux experience (even though she had 20+ years of Unix experience).

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