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From "Kevin A. McGrail" <kmcgr...@apache.org>
Subject Re: UNICEF Open Source project- Apache Foundation
Date Tue, 13 Nov 2018 21:19:49 GMT
Hi Ariam, thanks for your chat.  Please let us know if you have more
questions about the incubator or if we can help with any other avenues. 
It's a great project!

KAM

   On 11/12/2018 12:38 AM, Ariam Mogos wrote:
>
> Hi Kevin,
>
>  
>
> I’m sorry, last week in DC ended up being very difficult, but will
> give you ring first thing tomorrow.
>
>  
>
> Best,
> Ariam
>
>  
>
> *From: *"Kevin A. McGrail" <kmcgrail@apache.org>
> *Date: *Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 10:18 AM
> *To: *Ariam Mogos <amogos@unicef.org>
> *Cc: *David Banes <david@davebanesaccess.org>,
> "general@incubator.apache.org" <general@incubator.apache.org>, Aditi
> Poddar <apoddar@unicef.org>, "E.A. Draffan" <ead@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
> *Subject: *Re: UNICEF Open Source project- Apache Foundation
>
>  
>
> Hi Ariam, I got your voicemail again  Feel free to ping me back at
> 703.798.0171 and we can coordinate a face to face meeting.  Regards,
>
> KAM
>
> --
>
> Kevin A. McGrail
>
> VP Fundraising, Apache Software Foundation
>
> Chair Emeritus Apache SpamAssassin Project
>
> https://www.linkedin.com/in/kmcgrail - 703.798.0171
>
>  
>
>  
>
> On Wed, Oct 31, 2018 at 12:57 PM Kevin A. McGrail <kmcgrail@apache.org
> <mailto:kmcgrail@apache.org>> wrote:
>
>     Thanks Ariam, got your v/m.  Feel free to call me back at 703 798
>     0171.
>
>     --
>
>     Kevin A. McGrail
>
>     VP Fundraising, Apache Software Foundation
>
>     Chair Emeritus Apache SpamAssassin Project
>
>     https://www.linkedin.com/in/kmcgrail - 703.798.0171
>
>      
>
>     On Tue, Oct 30, 2018 at 11:44 AM Ariam Mogos <amogos@unicef.org
>     <mailto:amogos@unicef.org>> wrote:
>
>         Sure, sounds good Kevin. You can reach me at 917.974.5997.
>
>          
>
>         *From: *"Kevin A. McGrail" <kmcgrail@apache.org
>         <mailto:kmcgrail@apache.org>>
>         *Date: *Monday, October 29, 2018 at 6:27 PM
>         *To: *"david@davebanesaccess.org
>         <mailto:david@davebanesaccess.org>" <david@davebanesaccess.org
>         <mailto:david@davebanesaccess.org>>
>         *Cc: *Ariam Mogos <amogos@unicef.org
>         <mailto:amogos@unicef.org>>, "general@incubator.apache.org
>         <mailto:general@incubator.apache.org>"
>         <general@incubator.apache.org
>         <mailto:general@incubator.apache.org>>, Aditi Poddar
>         <apoddar@unicef.org <mailto:apoddar@unicef.org>>,
>         "ead@ecs.soton.ac.uk <mailto:ead@ecs.soton.ac.uk>"
>         <ead@ecs.soton.ac.uk <mailto:ead@ecs.soton.ac.uk>>
>         *Subject: *Re: UNICEF Open Source project- Apache Foundation
>
>          
>
>         Thanks David for the introduction.  Ariam, I am located in
>         Fairfax so a meeting in DC is more than possible.
>
>          
>
>         Can I give you a call to coordinate?  If so, what's a good
>         number to reach you?
>
>         --
>
>         Kevin A. McGrail
>
>         VP Fundraising, Apache Software Foundation
>
>         Chair Emeritus Apache SpamAssassin Project
>
>         https://www.linkedin.com/in/kmcgrail - 703.798.0171
>
>          
>
>          
>
>         On Mon, Oct 29, 2018 at 4:57 PM <david@davebanesaccess.org
>         <mailto:david@davebanesaccess.org>> wrote:
>
>             Just to quickly introduce EA and myself – we work together
>             in a not for profit at globalsymbols.com
>             <http://globalsymbols.com>
>
>              
>
>             We are very much committed to both open licence and
>             working in the open, and have a special interest in
>             seeking to ensure that AAC reaches those communities that
>             have been most under served in this field
>
>              
>
>             One of our first projects was in the Middle East where we
>             collaborated to develop Tawasol, the Arabic open symbol
>             set, designed to reflect both language and culture within
>             the Middle East and especially the gulf. To do that we
>             created a system that democratised symbol design, allowing
>             a range of stakeholder to determine the design and
>             selection of symbols to represent concepts.
>
>              
>
>             Very much hope to continue discussions together about
>             collaboration around the paper Ariam has distributed  
>
>              
>
>             Best regards
>
>              
>
>             David
>
>              
>
>             *From:* Kevin A. McGrail <kmcgrail@apache.org
>             <mailto:kmcgrail@apache.org>>
>             *Sent:* 29 October 2018 20:49
>             *To:* Ariam Mogos <amogos@unicef.org
>             <mailto:amogos@unicef.org>>; general@incubator.apache.org
>             <mailto:general@incubator.apache.org>
>             *Cc:* Aditi Poddar <apoddar@unicef.org
>             <mailto:apoddar@unicef.org>>; david@davebanesaccess.org
>             <mailto:david@davebanesaccess.org>; EA Draffan
>             <ead@ecs.soton.ac.uk <mailto:ead@ecs.soton.ac.uk>>
>             *Subject:* Re: UNICEF Open Source project- Apache Foundation
>
>              
>
>             Thanks Ariam,
>
>             I have a child with Autism so this is very interesting to
>             me and I also helped found the largest support group in
>             the Washington DC area.  I have done grants for curriculum
>             to teach children with autism to swim with Autism Speaks
>             and I can talk intelligently about AT/PECS.  We also just
>             had our keynote from Cliff Schmidt at Amplio which has
>             some crossover.  Anyway, enough about me, I'd like to
>             setup a call, nothing long and talk about our incubator
>             and how we work/what we do.
>
>             Regards,
>             KAM
>
>
>             On 10/29/2018 3:53 PM, Ariam Mogos wrote:
>
>                 Thanks so much Kellen, Dave and Kevin!
>
>                 (copying Aditi from our partnerships team)
>
>                 (copying David Banes and EA Draffan, two of our
>                 advisors on AAC)
>
>                  
>
>                 Yes we’d be interested in collaborating with Apache
>                 and learning more about the incubator program.
>
>                  
>
>                 We’re very excited to share about this project. I’ve
>                 created a google doc with some information here:
>
>                  
>
>                 https://docs.google.com/document/d/1fMY5_YgqqE5VfqNCDwQ0HQe8ozkz1v7kpjQpimVsjuI/edit
>
>                  
>
>                 Please feel free to leave any comments, questions,
>                 recommendations in the document.
>
>                  
>
>                 Cheers,
>                 Ariam
>
>                  
>
>                 *From: *"Kevin A. McGrail" <kmcgrail@apache.org>
>                 <mailto:kmcgrail@apache.org>
>                 *Date: *Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 4:51 PM
>                 *To: *"general@incubator.apache.org"
>                 <mailto:general@incubator.apache.org>
>                 <general@incubator.apache.org>
>                 <mailto:general@incubator.apache.org>
>                 *Cc: *Ariam Mogos <amogos@unicef.org>
>                 <mailto:amogos@unicef.org>
>                 *Subject: *Re: UNICEF Open Source project- Apache
>                 Foundation
>
>                  
>
>                 In addition to the list responses, I'm happy to chat
>                 especially with my VP Fundraising duties. Love UNICEF
>                 and love what you do especially around Halloween. 
>                 Happy to jump on a call and give you some guidance!
>
>                  
>
>                 Regards,
>
>                 KAM
>
>                 --
>
>                 Kevin A. McGrail
>
>                 VP Fundraising, Apache Software Foundation
>
>                 Chair Emeritus Apache SpamAssassin Project
>
>                 https://www.linkedin.com/in/kmcgrail - 703.798.0171
>
>                  
>
>                  
>
>                 On Sun, Oct 28, 2018 at 1:39 AM Dave Fisher
>                 <dave2wave@comcast.net <mailto:dave2wave@comcast.net>>
>                 wrote:
>
>                     Exactly as Kellen describes!
>
>                     If for whatever reason you require an offline
>                     discussion to start then I’m sure someone here may
>                     be willing to “champion” your proposal.
>
>                     Regards,
>                     Dave
>
>                     Sent from my iPhone
>
>                     > On Oct 27, 2018, at 9:43 PM, kellen sunderland
>                     <kellen.sunderland@gmail.com
>                     <mailto:kellen.sunderland@gmail.com>> wrote:
>                     >
>                     > Hello Ariam, reading through the sites in your
>                     signature it looks like
>                     > you're doing interesting work.  I'm always happy
>                     to see governments and
>                     > NGOs using / contributing to open source.
>                     >
>                     > Speaking for myself, I would be happy to set
>                     aside some time to chat.  At
>                     > Apache we do try to keep as much communication
>                     as possible on public email
>                     > lists.  Would you be able to give a little more
>                     detail about your project
>                     > via this list?  Were you interested in
>                     collaborating with Apache?  Did you
>                     > want to participate in the Apache Incubator program?
>                     >
>                     > -Kellen
>                     >
>                     >> On Sat, Oct 27, 2018 at 9:42 AM Ariam Mogos
>                     <amogos@unicef.org <mailto:amogos@unicef.org>> wrote:
>                     >>
>                     >> Hi there,
>                     >>
>                     >> I work in UNICEF’s Office of Innovation and was
>                     hoping to speak to someone
>                     >> about a fantastic open source project in which
>                     we’re interested in working
>                     >> with the Apache Foundation.
>                     >>
>                     >> Look forward to hearing from you.
>                     >>
>                     >> Best,
>                     >> Ariam
>                     >>
>                     >> ---------------------------------
>                     >> Ariam Mogos
>                     >> Learning Lead
>                     >> UNICEF Ventures
>                     >> Office of Innovation
>                     >> skype: ariammogos
>                     >> mobile: +1
>                     917-974-5997<tel:%28917%29%20974-5997>
>                     <tel:%28917%29%20974-5997>
>                     >>
>                     >> www.unicefstories.org
>                     <http://www.unicefstories.org><http://www.unicefstories.org/>
>                     >> www.unicefinnovationfund.org
>                     <http://www.unicefinnovationfund.org><http://www.unicefinnovationfund.org/>
>                     >>
>                     >>
>
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>              
>
>             -- 
>
>             Kevin A. McGrail
>
>             VP Fundraising, Apache Software Foundation
>
>             Chair Emeritus Apache SpamAssassin Project
>
>             https://www.linkedin.com/in/kmcgrail - 703.798.0171
>

-- 
Kevin A. McGrail
VP Fundraising, Apache Software Foundation
Chair Emeritus Apache SpamAssassin Project
https://www.linkedin.com/in/kmcgrail - 703.798.0171


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