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Name, Personal and Contact information

Myriam Rita Schweingruber

I am basically a trained pharmacist and still work in this field but also have experience as a professional school teacher for 18 years and translator since 20+ years.

Ubuntero: [https://launchpad.net/~myriam] (for GPG key and Jabber account, see the Launchpad profile).

Email: MailTo(schweingruber AT SPAMFREE pharma-traduction DOT ch)

Blog: [http://www.fsfe.org/en/fellows/myriam]

Involment in Free Software

Linuxbourg

Board member of the Fribourg based GNU/Linux User Group [http://www.linuxbourg.ch] since 2001, member since 2000, I help to organise install parties, promote Free Software and give support for Debian and Ubuntu. Various presentations.

FSF Europe

I help FSF Europe [http://www.fsfeurope.org] at booths at important events in Europe since 2003. My main task are Free Software advocacy, explainig the work of FSF Europe to booth visitors, promoting the Fellowship of FSFE [http://www.fsfe.org] and selling merchandise. Past events:

  • Linuxtag in Karlsruhe 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006 in Wiesbaden, FOSDEM in Brussels 2005, 2006 and 2007, LWE in Frankfurt 2004 and 2005 and FROSCON in Bonn 2006

Planned events:

  • LinuxTag 2007 in Berlin and FROSCON 2007 in Bonn

I also try to coordinate work of the FSF Europe Swiss Team since 2004 and give a hand in translating and proofreading FSFE documents, newsletters and web pages.

Wilhelm Tux

Founding member of the Swiss Campaign for Free Software [http://www.wilhelmtux.ch], president 2004-2005

Past activities:

Various actions in Switzerland promoting Free Software.

Ubuntu

For Team membership, see Launchpad profile [https://launchpad.net/people/myriam]

Activities:

Skills

Translation

Languages:

  • active: German, French, (English)
  • passive: English, Italian, (French, German)

Working as a freelance translator since 20+ years,

I have a limited interpretation experience, mainly helping out at events. My only public simultaneous interpretation was Richard Stallman speech from english -> french at WSIS phase one in Geneva on December 11 2003 [http://www.wsis-online.net/smsi/classes/smsi/events/smsi-events-85559/event-view]

Currently improving my Italian (target: obtain CELI 3 / PLIDA B2 and beyond). Planed: learn decent Spanish. Next: Japanese, Russian, Portugese, etc.

Social

Experience in teamleading (mainly in public pharmacy), moderation and conflict management (pharmacy and professional school).

Software

  • Good knowledge about various licenses, especially GPL, LGPL and other Free Software licenses
  • more than 6 years experience with Free Software, GNU/Linux advanced user (I really should pass LPI exams one day...)
  • some 10+ years of teaching experience for various software, mainly Office applications. Teaching Open Office since 4+ years.
  • Free Software Advocacy since 2000
  • very basic hacking knowledge:
    • Scheme (beginner), Assembler for x86 (beginner), C (beginner), Java (beginner), Pascal (didn't touch it since 15+ years), Python (learning), used to build web pages using HTML, PHP and Perl

I really would love to learn coding on a more regular basis, but there are not enough hours in a day...

Various

Booth work, marketing and sales.


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