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From kenneth mcfarland <kennethpmcfarl...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: HackIllinois 2019 + lewismc
Date Thu, 15 Nov 2018 23:43:55 GMT
Hi Dr. Mccgibney,

Would it help if I post this on another Apache project mail list or is this
Gora specific?

Thank you!
Kenny

On Thu, Nov 15, 2018, 8:48 AM lewis john mcgibbney <lewismc@apache.org
wrote:

> Hi Folks,
> See below... is anyone interested in working/mentoring a project-related
> project here?
> Thanks
> Lewis
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ---------
> From: Misha Patel <misha.patel@hackillinois.org>
> Date: Wed, Nov 14, 2018 at 9:09 AM
> Subject: HackIllinois 2019 + lewismc
> To: <lewis.mcgibbney@gmail.com>
> Cc: <opensource@hackillinois.org>
>
>
> Hi Lewis,
>
> My name is Misha Patel and I am a member of the outreach team for
> *HackIllinois*, a 36 hour open source hackathon held at the *University of
> Illinois at Urbana-Champaign* from *February 22-24th, 2019*. Last year,
> hundreds of students contributed to projects like GulpJS, Conda, and Apache
> Mesos. This year, we aim to continue our focus on *open source software.*
>
> Our goal is to have students leave our hackathon with knowledge of how to
> create, contribute to, and understand open source software. One of the most
> important ways of achieving this goal is through mentor-student
> relationships that can help them build the skills required to give back to
> the open source community. Guidance from talented developers and
> contributors like yourself are what makes this possible.
>
> As a contributor to Apache, we believe you have a very active role in this
> community. *We would love for you to be a mentor at this year’s hackathon.*
> As a mentor, you would work with a group of students throughout the weekend
> to help them contribute to an existing project or create a new one. We
> encourage you to *bring your own*, whether it's Apache or any other project
> you've worked on, so you can simultaneously help students dive into open
> source and get some extra hands working on it!
>
> Please visit blog.hackillinois.org and hackillinois.org/mentor to learn
> more about the event and the role you would play. I would be glad to set up
> a phone call with you sometime this week if you are interested in learning
> more or have any questions about how you can get involved. We look forward
> to working with you!
>
> Best,
> Misha Patel
> HackIllinois 2019 Outreach Team
> misha.patel@hackillinois.org | 6316091696
>
>
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>

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