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Name, Personal and Contact information

Myriam Rita Schweingruber

Pharmacist, experience as a professional school teacher for 18 years and translator since 20+ years.

Ubuntero: [https://launchpad.net/people/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 and 2006, LWE in Franfurt 2004 and 2005 and FROSON in Bonn 2006

Planned events:

  • LWE in Cologne 2006, November 14-16

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:

Planned events:

  • openexpo in Zürich-Oerlikon, September 20-21 2006 [http://www.openexpo.ch/]

  • Software Freedom Day, September 16 2006, together with various User Groups and the SwissTeam

Various actions in Switzerland promoting Free Software.

Ubuntu

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

Activities:

  • Translation and proofreading
  • Bug reports and squashing
  • Building a Local Team for Switzerland
  • helped to organise Dapper Release Party in Zurich, June 5
  • Organising Software Freedom Day in Switzerland, coordinating CD orders, event locations, etc.
  • Ubuntu presentation and advocacy at Journées du Libre, Geneva, May 14 [http://www.linux-gull.ch/gull/evenements/installconfigparty/]

  • Attending UbuntuDeveloperSummitParis, various contributions

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]

Social

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

Software

  • Good knowledge about various licenses
  • more than 6 years experience with Free Software, 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 vor x86 (beginner), C (beginner), Java (beginner), Pascal (didn't touch it since 15+ years), Python (learning), used to build web pages using HTML and PHP

I really would love to learn coding on more regular basis, but my time schedule is very tight, unfortunately.

Various

Booth work, marketing and sales.


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