[FOSDEM] Looking for sponsorship...!!

Jeremiah Foster jeremiah.foster at pelagicore.com
Tue Jan 6 11:18:58 CET 2015


On Tue, Jan 6, 2015 at 11:14 AM, Francisco Picolini <fpicolini at mozilla.com>
wrote:

> Hi Jeremiah,
>
> First of all, I would like to point out that Mozilla doesn't have a "lot
> of money", as you may think,


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mozilla_Foundation seems to point to "a lot
of money."


> and we are trying to accommodate the
> maximum amount of volunteers to travel to FOSDEM. So please, don't do
> comments like this without informing yourself first.
>

I love learning new stuff and am always happy to learn more about Mozilla.
>From what I know now, Mozilla makes a ton of money from handing off
searches to folks like Microsoft and Google. Perhaps there's more I should
know?

Cheers,

Jeremiah


>
> Hi Sumanth,
>
> I personally send an email to mozillians mailing list, to Reps general
> mailing list, other public lists in Mozilla, and a topic in Discourse,
> that you can see here:
> https://discourse.mozilla-community.org/t/fosdem-call-for-papers/993
> and here:
> https://discourse.mozilla-community.org/t/fosdem-call-for-volunteers/1285
>
> Explaining the reasons and the restrictions we have for this year. For
> budgeting issues, we can only cover full travel and accommodation for a
> certain amount of people, and those people has been already selected
> about 2 weeks ago.
>
> If you need more information about this, please feel free to contact me
> by email.
>
> Cheers,
> Franc.-
>
> El 6/1/15 a las 10:48, Jeremiah Foster escribió:
> > Hi Sumanth,
> >
> > I'm surprised that Mozilla is not sponsoring you. They have lots of
> money.
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Jeremiah
> >
> > On Tue, Jan 6, 2015 at 4:03 AM, Sumanth Damarla <
> damarla.sumanth at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> >> Hello guys,
> >> This is Sumanth from India. I am very delighted for my lecture to be
> >> selected under Security Dev Room in FOSDEM 2015. Since I am a student I
> >> cannot afford for traveling and accommodation... :( Its a very precious
> >> opportunity for a student. Now I am looking for sponsorship... Could
> anyone
> >> help me out??
> >>
> >> I am working for Mozilla Winter of Security (MWoS). Working as Webmaker
> >> Super mentor. Contributing for Mozilla Security. Working as Firefox OS
> App
> >> Developer trainer & Open source evangelist. I organize Mozillian events
> and
> >> show path for folks to choose their interest to contribute to Mozillian
> >> Community.
> >>
> >> I am really passionate about open source projects. I try to contribute
> to
> >> them as much as I can with my current programming skills.
> >>
> >> My accepted proposal for FOSDEM: etherpad.mozilla.org/zapfosdem
> >>
> >> Mozillian Profile : mozillians.org/en-US/u/sumanth/
> >>
> >> Featured as Webmaker Super Mentor in Mozilla Official blog :
> >> https://blog.webmaker.org/community-literacies-india
> >>
> >> My Blog : http://sumanthmoz.wordpress.com/
> >>
> >> My current project Mozilla Wiki page :
> >>
> https://wiki.mozilla.org/Security/Mentorships/MWoS/2014/OWASP_ZAP_AMF_Support
> >>
> >> If anyone can help me out... Mail me personally. Try to reach out soon
> >> since I have to apply for VISA asap.
> >>
> >> With Warm Regards
> >> Sumanth Damarla.
> >>
> >> _______________________________________________
> >> FOSDEM mailing list
> >> FOSDEM at lists.fosdem.org
> >> https://lists.fosdem.org/listinfo/fosdem
>
> --
> Francisco Picolini
> Community Events Manager
> @mozilla
>
>


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