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Before you start your path to becoming a Fedora Ambassadors, here's something to consider.  This was written in an email by former [[FPL|Fedora Project Leader]] and current Community Architecture Lead, [[User:Spevack|Max Spevack]].
  
Welcome to Fedora Ambassadors -- We're glad that you have desires to join the Fedora Ambassador Group.
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When you put your Ambassadors hat on (as opposed to any of your other roles in Fedora), remember:
  
=== Get your global Fedora account ===
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# You give a face and a name to Fedora. You are a person, friendly and approachable. Fedora is big and scary, but you are going to help make sure that *one person* finds their way through all the confusion into the place where they can contribute.
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# You are the glue. You help connect different people in different parts of the Project, because you are always dealing with people whose interests are different. You should be eager and happy to work with other parts of Fedora to solve problems.
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# People are the key. Everything that we do -- events, budgets, swag, membership verifications, blogging -- it's all done as an attempt to make personal connections with folks who either want to use or contribute to Fedora. Places where Ambassadors get together are one of the few times that Fedora contributors have an opportunity to meet face to face (other than FUDCons and FADs).
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# You are the expert in your region. You understand the culture, the needs, and the best ways to communicate about Fedora and FOSS in your region. FAmSCo and other "leaders" in Fedora *work for you*, and need to listen to what you are saying makes sense. We can't ignore the global picture, but we need to be flexible in adapting to local needs.
  
The first thing that you need is a Fedora Project account.  This is handled by the [https://admin.fedoraproject.org/accounts/login Fedora Account System (FAS)].
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These are things I have been thinking about while reading ambassadors-list recently.
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--Max
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{{Admon/note | If you have questions about your Fedora Ambassadors Membership, please contact the [[Ambassadors/MembershipService|Ambassadors Membership Service]] at <fama AT fedoraproject DOT org>.}}
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=== Get your global Fedora account ===
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Every contributor, even an ambassadador must first obtain a Fedora Project account.  This is handled by the [https://admin.fedoraproject.org/accounts/login Fedora Account System (FAS)].
  
 
[https://admin.fedoraproject.org/accounts/user/new Create your FAS account] and (as part of that process) sign the contributor license agreement (CLA).
 
[https://admin.fedoraproject.org/accounts/user/new Create your FAS account] and (as part of that process) sign the contributor license agreement (CLA).

Revision as of 21:17, 31 May 2010

Before you start your path to becoming a Fedora Ambassadors, here's something to consider. This was written in an email by former Fedora Project Leader and current Community Architecture Lead, Max Spevack.


When you put your Ambassadors hat on (as opposed to any of your other roles in Fedora), remember:

  1. You give a face and a name to Fedora. You are a person, friendly and approachable. Fedora is big and scary, but you are going to help make sure that *one person* finds their way through all the confusion into the place where they can contribute.
  2. You are the glue. You help connect different people in different parts of the Project, because you are always dealing with people whose interests are different. You should be eager and happy to work with other parts of Fedora to solve problems.
  3. People are the key. Everything that we do -- events, budgets, swag, membership verifications, blogging -- it's all done as an attempt to make personal connections with folks who either want to use or contribute to Fedora. Places where Ambassadors get together are one of the few times that Fedora contributors have an opportunity to meet face to face (other than FUDCons and FADs).
  4. You are the expert in your region. You understand the culture, the needs, and the best ways to communicate about Fedora and FOSS in your region. FAmSCo and other "leaders" in Fedora *work for you*, and need to listen to what you are saying makes sense. We can't ignore the global picture, but we need to be flexible in adapting to local needs.

These are things I have been thinking about while reading ambassadors-list recently.

--Max


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If you have questions about your Fedora Ambassadors Membership, please contact the Ambassadors Membership Service at <fama AT fedoraproject DOT org>.

Get your global Fedora account

Every contributor, even an ambassadador must first obtain a Fedora Project account. This is handled by the Fedora Account System (FAS).

Create your FAS account and (as part of that process) sign the contributor license agreement (CLA).

If you would like to become a Fedora Ambassador, there are a few steps you need to complete.

Get Started with Fedora Ambassadors

To get started, click here.

Or

Follow the steps in the quickstart.