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LiFT scholarship recipient Lorien Smyer is a former bookkeeper who decided she wanted to start a new career in computer science.

2016 LiFT Scholarship Winner Lorien Smyer: Bookkeeper Turned Technologist

Lorien Smyer is a former bookkeeper who decided she wanted to start a new career in computer science. She was one of 14 aspiring IT professionals to receive a 2016 Linux Foundation Training (LiFT) scholarship, announced in August.   lorien_smyer.jpg Lorien Smyer, LiFT Scholarship Winner...
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2016 LiFT Scholarship Winner Yasin Sekabira is from Kampala, Uganda.

2016 LiFT Scholarship Winner Yasin Sekabira: Open Source Entrepreneur

Yasin Sekabira is a graduate of the computer science program at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda, where he taught himself Linux through the free Intro to Linux course on edX and other online resources. He was one of 14 aspiring IT professionals to receive a 2016 Linux Foundation Training (...
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Ksenija Stanojevic is taking the next step in her open source career with a Linux Foundation Training LiFT scholarship.

2016 LiFT Scholarship Winner Ksenija Stanojevic: Learning Linux Driver Development

Ksenija Stanojevic first became acquainted with the Linux kernel community after being accepted for an Outreachy internship. She was one of 14 aspiring IT professionals to receive a 2016 Linux Foundation Training (LiFT) scholarship, announced last month.    After experimenting a bit with the kernel...
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LiFT scholarship winner Kurt Kremitzki visited a Mayan community in the Yucatan this spring to help design irrigation systems.

2016 LiFT Scholarship Winner Kurt Kremitzki: Solving Food Scarcity With Linux and Open Source

Kurt Kremitzki, who is in his final year of studying biological and agricultural engineering at Texas A&M, visited a Mayan community in the Yucatan this spring to help design irrigation systems. He was one of 14 aspiring IT professionals to receive a 2016 Linux Foundation Training (LiFT)...
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Luis Camacho Caballero, from Peru, is one of 14 recipients of the 2016 Linux Foundation Training LiFT scholarship.

2016 LiFT Scholarship Winner Luis Camacho Caballero: Preserving Amazon Languages with Linux

Luis Camacho Caballero is working on a project to preserve endangered South American languages by porting them to computational systems through automatic speech recognition using Linux-based systems. He was one of 14 aspiring IT professionals to receive a 2016 Linux Foundation Training (LiFT)...
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Alexander Popov is using the free training and certification provided by the LiFT scholarship to take the Linux Kernel Internals and Development and continue on the path to becoming a full-time kernel developer.

2016 LiFT Scholarship Winner Alexander Popov: Linux Kernel Contributor

Alexander Popov is a Linux system administrator and Linux kernel contributor whose dream is to become a full-time kernel developer. He was one of 14 IT professionals to receive a 2016 Linux Foundation Training (LiFT) scholarship, announced last week.    alexander-popov.jpg Alexander...
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Ahmed Alkabary is taking a step up in his IT career as a 2016 LiFT scholarship winner.

2016 LiFT Scholarship Winner Ahmed Alkabary: A Recent Graduate and Aspiring SysAdmin

Ahmed Alkabary is a recent graduate of the University of Regina in Canada, where he earned degrees in computer science and mathematics as an international student from Egypt. He was one of 14 aspiring IT professionals to receive a 2016 Linux Foundation Training (LiFT) scholarship, announced this...
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