Commit 5fb5e00f authored by ravish shankar's avatar ravish shankar
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Update sched: add Karen and Abhas

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"schedule": [
["Sep 18 to 05 Nov 2021 (extended from October 15) ", "Registrations"],
["12 to 19th November 2021 ", "Ice Breaking Sessions"],
["20 to 29th November 2021", "Introduction to Free Software phase"],
["30 November to 9th December 2021", "GNU/Linux installation phase"],
["10 to 19th December 2021", "Various ways of contributions"],
["20 December 2021 to 31 March 2022", "Mentoring phase"]
["12 to 27th November 2021 ", "Ice Breaking Sessions"],
["30 November to 10th December 2021", "Introduction to Free Software phase"],
["11 December to 20th December 2021", "GNU/Linux installation phase"],
["21 to 29th December 2021", "Various ways of contributions"],
["30 December 2021 to 31 March 2022", "Mentoring phase"]
"talks": [
"time": "18 November 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (IST)",
"title": "Inequalities in Indian STEMM+ practice, Sayantan from <a href=\"\">The Life of Science</a>",
"url": "",
"bio": "Sayantan Datta (they/them) are a queer-trans science journalist writing at the intersections of science, health, gender, sexuality and caste. They teach writing and oral communication at Krea University, and are associated with the independent feminist multimedia science collective,"
"time": "23 November 2021, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM (IST)",
"title": "<a href=\"\">Mike Saunders</a> from <a href=\"\">LibreOffice</a>",
"url": "",
"bio": "Mike Saunders is a Free and Open Source Software user, advocate and developer. Originally an Amiga fan, he moved to GNU/Linux in 1998 with Red Hat 5.2. In the last 20 years, he has worked as a journalist for many Linux magazines, and is currently employed at The Document Foundation, doing marketing and community outreach for the LibreOffice community. In addition, he has written his own operating system, MikeOS."
"time": "29 November 2021, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM (IST)",
"title": "<a href=\"\">Karen Sandler</a>, Executive Director at <a href=\"\">Software Freedom Conservancy</a>",
"url": "",
"bio": "Karen M. Sandler is a free software and free culture advocate. Karen is the Executive Director of the Software Freedom Conservancy, a charitable nonprofit organized for the support and promotion of free and open source software. Prior to joining Conservancy, she was executive director of the GNOME Foundation. Before that, she was general counsel of the Software Freedom Law Center. Karen co-organizes Outreachy, the award-winning outreach program for women globally and for people of color who are underrepresented in US tech. Before joining SFLC, Karen worked as an associate in the corporate departments of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP in New York and Clifford Chance in New York and London. Karen is the winner of the 2017 Award for the advancement of software freedom and a recipient of the O’Reilly Open Source Award"
"time": "30 November 2021, 06:00 PM - 7:00 PM (IST)",
"title": "Introduction to Free Software by <a href=\"\">Abhas</a>",
"url": "",
"bio": "Abhas is a hacker, entrepreneur and free software activist. He runs a Free Software business <a href=\"\">DeepRoot GNU/Linux</a>, providing support and services for Free Software and <a href=\"\">Mostly Harmless</a>, a ethical source for libre and liberated hardware products."
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