Ubuntu-Women is a team functioning under Ubuntu to provide a platform and encouragement for women to contribute to Ubuntu-Linux, a Debian based free and open-source GNU/Linux software. Our main role will be along the lines of supplementing and being the stepping stone toward the larger Ubuntu-Linux world. Membership is open to all.

An EC funded study (2006) summarized in the Flosspols report, indicates that about 1.5% of FLOSScommunity members were female, compared with 28% in proprietary software. In 2010 with the help of Ubuntu Women and other mentoring projects throughout the Ubuntu community Ubuntu Membership by women passed 5%.

Ubuntu-Women is the first step in trying to usher in change by increasing the visibility and contribution of women by providing mentoring and role models, and creating opportunities for collaboration with new and existing Ubuntu volunteers. We aim to provide an opportunity for women who want to be involved in the Ubuntu community thereby increasing the diversity in Ubuntu-Linux by:

To achieve the above objectives we currently:

Join us and introduce yourself, your interests or what you wish to share with others! We have a wonderful group already, from many different cultural groups and occupations and you are invited to join the Ubuntu world!

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