Sulamita Garcia, Technical Marketing Engineer for Europe at Intel AppUp Developer Program, and Sumana Harihareswara, Volunteer Development Coordinator at the Wikimedia Foundation, joined the Ada Initiative advisory board in June.
Sulamita has been at Intel since 2007, and prior her current position she was Open Source Community & Strategy Manager for Latin America and later Open Source TME . She is the former leader of Linuxchix Brazil and one of the coordinators of Linuxchix International. The Ada Initiative is thrilled to be able to draw on Sulamita’s extensive experience with open source development and community, and advocacy for women in technology, both in Latin America and in Europe.
Sumana has worked at several open technology and culture firms, most recently Collabora and the Wikimedia Foundation, and contributed to the MediaWiki, AltLaw, Empathy, Miro, and Zeitgeist open source projects. She has been editor and release organizer for GNOME Journal and is a blogger at GeekFeminism. The Ada Initiative is delighted to be able to have access to Sumana’s astoundingly broad expertise across several areas of open technology and culture.
Find out more about Sulamita and Sumana at our advisory board page.