About me

I'm a Literary Critic and work as Journalist and Marketing free-lance.

I'm an Ubuntu member.

Flavia Weisghizzi






<flavia.weisghizzi AT ubuntu DOT com>


http://deindre.wordpress.com/ (EN)

http://weisghizzi.ilcannocchiale.it/ (IT)





My Projects

Ubuntu Women - Current Co-leader

In 2012 I've had the pleasure to be elected to serve Ubuntu Women project. The Ubuntu Women Project was founded in 2006 and aims to foster Women contributors and community involvement through mentoring and inspiration.

Further information are available at Ubuntu Women

In 2010 I have gave birth to a localized branch of UW, with Silvia Bindelli.

Italian Team - Media Relations Coordinator

Founder and coordinator of Media Relations project

The Media Relations Project's aim is reach the foremost part of new media and traditional ones like newspaper, magazines and tv, to spread the spirit of Ubuntu beyond trade magazines in Italy.

Media Relations Team takes care of sending a press release for each Ubuntu release and Italian Community events.

  • Press releases are available here

  • Contributions and articles are gained in the media page.

Other Projects

  • Italian LoCo Community Council (former member)

  • Member of Ubuntu Italian Translators
  • Member of Ubuntu Italian Marketing team
  • Member of Ubuntu Italian Planet
  • Member of Italian team's Web group (former member)

Here's my Lauchpad profile

My Involvement in Ubuntu

  • I met Ubuntu in 2007, my first distro has been 7.04. I immediately begun collaborating in Italian localization team and in Full Circle Magazine translation team.
  • As member of Ubuntu Community:
    • I attend as speaker in Universities, FOSS events and Business fairs, where I presented Ubuntu and/or its community.
    • I wrote, in collaboration with Luca Ferretti, the books Ubuntu Linux 9.10, 10.10 and 12.10, published in Italy by Hoepli and Mondadori
    • I was interviewed three time by RAI 3 national broadcast regarding Ubuntu and Ubuntu-it community.
    • I usually attend Ubuntu meetings and FOSS events, as speaker and, sometimes, as part of organization team

Cheers for Ubuntu Membership

  • I would sponsor Flavia for her membership, she's a kind person, a great translator and a good promoter. -- quadrispro 2009-07-06 09:42:34

  • As a co-founder of Ubuntu-it and currently member of the Italian Community Board, I would like to leave here a testimonial for Flavia. During these years she has been very active in her belonging groups, creating an efficient and successful Community Media Relations office. Thank you , Flavia. -- FabioMarzocca 2009-07-06 09:58:34

  • Flavia contribution in the Italian Marketing Team has been substantial and valuable. She coordinate the media relation team in an very effective way. Higly recommended for the membership -- xdatap1 2009-07-06 10:44:00

  • I would sponsor Flavia for the membership; Flavia contribute to Italian community is well-appreciated, she works as a promoter and with the Italian Website Team and maintain relationship with italian media. bugman 2009-07-07 11:48:00

  • I fully support Flavia's application, she is a wonderful person and a very active contributor in the Italian community. She is doing great job in translating Ubuntu and Full Circle Magazine, and promoting Ubuntu with Italian mass-media channels -- dktrkranz 2009-07-07 11:44:48.

  • As a currently member of the Italian Community Board, I highly recommend Flavia for the membership. She's a long-standing contributor within the Italian community: in our Italian Marketing team, keeping our community in touch with the real world, dealing with the press and the media; and also in the Italian translation team with her advices and translations. -- milo 2009-07-07 13:30:06

  • Flavia is a great member of the Italian Community. She is one of the responsibles in Italy to make Ubuntu known by the people, contacting press and media. It's an hard and important work and Flavia demonstrates everyday to be measure up! I highly recommend Flavia for the membership. -- l3on 2009-07-07 16:45:48

  • I definitely support Flavia's application for membership - her contributions to Ubuntu through the Italian community have been sustained and significant over a long period. She is a good example for the Italian community and the Ubuntu community as a whole. -- mdke 2009-07-08 13:25:25


FlaviaWeisghizzi (last edited 2013-01-08 16:08:21 by flavia.weisghizzi)