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Contributing roles in the Ambassadors Project

Contributing roles
The roles below are only a suggestion for contributing. You can contribute in many different ways, limited by your imagination only.

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Joining the Fedora Ambassadors Project

To find information on how to join the Fedora Ambassadors Project, please consult the JOIN page. In the circumstance, that you are unsure, if you should join, ask yourself the questions found at the following link: Should I Join the Fedora Ambassadors.

Who are they?

Fedora Ambassadors are every day people, who go to places where other Linux users and potential users/interested parties gather, and tell them about Fedora the linux distribution, but also the Fedora Project as a whole. Please note: This does not have to be an event as such, telling your neighbours, friends, work colleagues is also a way to spread the word.

Where are they?

Fedora Ambassadors are located all over the world. Take a look at the following pages, to see where you can find them, and in which regions they are found.

Fedora Ambassadors Map Fedora Ambassadors Count by Country Fedora Ambassadors Membership Verification

More details about specific areas: APAC, EMEA, LATAM, or North America

Fedora Ambassadors Goals

  • Represent Fedora Project to the wider public
  • Help spread the word about Fedora, Linux, and Open Source
  • Be a point of contact for local community members and channel the feedback to the Fedora Project
  • Help recruit project contributors
  • Think of creative ways of promoting Fedora in your region
If you are unsure about what the Fedora message is, and what the Fedora Project stands for, check the following page on the wiki: Fedora Overview It will help you, to gain a better understanding of our goals.


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Ambassadors Project Events Misc
- How to Join Ambassadors Project
- Fedora Ambassadors Membership Service

- Ambassadors best conduct
- Fedora Ambassadors FAQ

- Fedora Project Email Aliases
- Fedora Ambassadors Schedule with Open Issues
- Fedora Events
- Event Organizers' Resources
- Event Reporting Guidelines
- Linux Events and Calendar from Linux Community

- EventBox
- Ambassador Vendors
- Fedora Presentations
- Business Cards
- Fedora Ambassadors Polo Shirt
- Fedora Ambassadors Metrics
- Customs Letter for Fedora Ambassadors
- Verification Letter for Fedora Ambassadors

- Red Hat Magazine article
- Fedora Ambassadors Recognition Awards

Meetings / Mailing list / IRC

Meetings Mailing list IRC
Fedora Ambassadors meetings are very important to this project. Please try to attend your monthly regional meeting, to communicate and to learn what other ambassadors are doing. There are meetings for the following regions: APAC, EMEA, and North & Latin America.

Check Meetings for details
The mailing list behind this effort is the mailing list. Please have a look at the Fedora Mailing List Guidelines and read about cross-posting by KarstenWade. Currently, the #fedora-ambassadors channel on freenode is the best place to go for Internet chat. See Fedora Ambassadors Meetings for a list of IRC meeting summaries. Be aware, meetings will be held in #fedora-meeting and not in #fedora-ambassadors.

Fedora Ambassadors Steering Committee

FAmSCo is all about helping the ambassadors make their projects happen. FAmSCo has the resources, financial, expertise or otherwise, and FAmSCo will be happy to give them to worthy initiatives. Provide FAmSco with your proposals, and these will be gladly received. Please provide as many details as possible.

If you have an idea and need funding, please contact Fedora Ambassadors Steering Committee

If you have a question, need clarifications or have problems, please contact Fedora Ambassadors Steering Committee.

Details about the Fedora Ambassadors Steering Committee FAmSCo agenda FAmSCo meeting

FAD (Fedora Activity Day)

This event type was formerly called Fedora Ambassador Day.

For more information about this kind of event, take a look at the Fedora Activity Day - FAD page.

Next FADs
FAD at Random - Vierhouten, The Netherlands - August 15, 2009