[HOT] A Warm Welcome to the Outreachy HOT Interns!

Heather Leson heatherleson at gmail.com
Mon May 18 16:29:35 UTC 2015


Welcome interns! Thank you, mentors for leading this effort.

Delighted that you will all help HOT grow

Heather
On May 18, 2015 6:52 PM, "Mhairi O'Hara" <mhairi.ohara at hotosm.org> wrote:

> Hello Hotties,
>
> The Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) and the OpenStreetMap (OSM)
> community would like to welcome the new round of Outreachy interns. The
> program, originally known as the Outreach Program for Women (OPW) is aimed
> at helping individuals from under represented groups get involved in free
> and open source software.  It is open to women (cis and trans), trans men
> and genderqueer people, and all participants of the Ascend Project
> regardless of gender.
>
> From the 25th of May, four highly motivated and enthusiastic students will
> begin their internship, which runs for three months until the 25th of
> August. They will be working on a number of key open-source projects within
> the community, contributing to matters like the organisation and content of
> LearnOSM, improving the help documentation of the HOT Export Tool, testing
> the usability of the HOT Tasking Manager and creating a QGIS plugin for the
> highly anticipated OpenAerialMap (OAM) project.
>
> Please give them a warm welcome and do not hesitate to get in touch with
> the associated mentors if you would like to collaborate and contribute
> towards one of the projects listed below. HOT’s participation in the
> Outreachy program is part of our larger goal to foster further diversity in
> its community, as well as provide everyone the chance to have a starting
> point.
>
>
> Develop a QGIS plugin for OpenAerialMap
>
> Mentor: Cristiano Giovando (cristiano.giovando at hotosm.org)
>
> Student: Tássia Camões Araújo
>
>
> Improve HOT Export Tool Help Documentation
>
> Mentor: Mhairi O’Hara (mhairi.ohara at hotosm.org)
>
> Student: Arushi Vashist
>
>
> Usability Testing of HOT Tasking Manager User Interface
>
> Mentor: Blake Girardot (blake.girardot at hotosm.org)
>
> Student: Rekth
>
>
>  Improve LearnOSM Content and Organization
>
> Mentor: Benoît Fournier (ben.fournier at gmail.com) and Nick Allen (
> nick.allen.54 at gmail.com)
>
> Student: Anwar Abdul-Azim
>
>
> For more information on the program and the projects please visit the
> Outreachy website and the HOT Program Landing Page [2]. A blog has also
> been posted on the HOT website [3].
>
> [1] https://www.gnome.org/outreachy/
>
> [2] https://github.com/hotosm/HOT-Project-Ideas/wiki/Outreachy-2015
>
> [3]
> http://hotosm.org/updates/2015-05-18_a_warm_welcome_to_the_outreachy_hot_interns
>
> --
> Mhairi O'Hara
> Technical Project Manager
> Email: mhairi.ohara at hotosm.org
> Indonesian Mobile: +62 822 4701 1475
>
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