Christie Koehler and Elizabeth Krumbach among O'Reilly Open Source Award winners

At OSCON last week the five winners of this year's O'Reilly Open Source awards were announced, including two women: Christie Koehler and Elizabeth Krumbach. The announcement wrote:

Christie Koehler: Christie is an experienced software engineer and community organizer. She works for Mozilla as a Web Product Engineer and is very active in her local tech community. Christie is co-chair of the annual Open Source Bridge conference, a co-founder and secratary of the Stumptown Syndicate, a technology education non-profit, and runs both Code N Splode and Women Who Hack, user groups for women in technology.

Elizabeth Krumbach: Elizabeth works as a Linux Systems Administrator, is a member of the Ubuntu Community Council and a leader of the Ubuntu Women project and recently took over as Marketing and Website lead for the Xubuntu project. Former coordinator for the Philadelphia area Linux Users Group, she is now living in San Francisco and is one of the leaders of the Ubuntu California team and a Director at the Open Source in education focused non-profit Partimus.org.

Congratulations Christie and Elizabeth!

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