mentoring

Mentors have an affect on us like no other. They are likely not only one person but many. However there's likely one that stands out. Perhaps there's someone who has meant a great deal to you that comes to mind because of a particular project you're working on, or struggle you're going through, or... Read more
2 comments Posted 17 Dec 2014 by Opensource.com (Red Hat) Feed
Rich Bowen, has worked on the Apache http server for almost 20 years now and serves as a board member and the Executive Vice President. He says that direct, intentional mentoring is 100% of the reason that I am where I am today, professionally and personally. How can you be a mentor or find a... Read more
3 comments Posted 17 Dec 2014 by Rich Bowen (Red Hat) Feed
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It's a new year, with new opportunities for the open source way to change and innovate life, education, government, business, health, and law. For each of us as individuals, 2013 is a chance to resolve to be more open. Check out these ways to start this New Year's resolution off right, and in the... Read more
7 comments Posted 1 Jan 2013 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
Open ant trail
It's a new year, with new opportunities for the open source way to change and innovate life, education, government, business, health, and law. For each of us as individuals, 2013 is a chance to resolve to be more open. Check out these ways to start this New Year's resolution off right, and in the... Read more
7 comments Posted 1 Jan 2013 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
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A new book sharing the perspectives of 42 open source contributors launched this month at FOSDEM. Open Advice, edited by Lydia Pintscher, shares what those successful people wish they'd known when they got started with open source software. In the foreword, Georg Greve, founding president of the... Read more
1 comment Posted 13 Feb 2012 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
"In 2004, six months after suddenly losing my father, I became a single dad. I was forced to give up my travelling position as an application specialist for a large ERP software manufacturer."   Aaron Nursoo first became interested in open source software because it was free.  He saw in it an... Read more
0 comments Posted 22 Feb 2011 by Beverly Pearl Feed
Meet Prabhat Jha. He founded an organization called Eejot, which means "light." Its mission is to improve and facilitate education in remote villages in Nepal. Recently, he traveled back to the village in Nepal where he grew up, and turned his vacation into an opportunity to give back to his... Read more
1 comment Posted 1 Jun 2010 by Kim Jokisch (Red Hat) Feed