28th July 2014,
Jayamukhi Institute of Technological Sciences, Warangal.
in association with Mozilla India have organized a special and a much
awaited event named Womoz Warangal’14
on July 28th 2014. This event was Especially organized for girls to increase
the female contribution in Open Source Communities. The Event have been planned
on August 9th 2014,but a shocking news made us to change the date of the event
and the shocking news was Hema Bhanu got
the Date of Joining on July 31st , so the date was Preponed.
participants started coming to the venue. After allotting the seats to them, we
were waiting for the Chief Guest. Within few minutes after registration, Our
Chief Guest Dr.B.Rama Garu, Chair Person, Board of Studies, Kakatiya
University, Warangal reached the Venue and now the inaugural function
by Prayer song. Hema Bhanu gave a
report of all the Mozilla Club Warangal Activities from the past 2 years and
importance of this event being organized only for girls.
members for organizing such a big event especially for the women. Also
congratulated Ajay and Bhargav for receiving the Firefox OS Tablets.
Director of Jayamukhi Group of Institutions felt very happy that many of the
women participants not only registered but also came to attend the event and he
in his speech said that
the participants to involve more in Open Source Communities which makes an
individual acquire leadership skills.
Chief Guest said women’s contribution in IT Sector is very less compare to men
even though equal opportunity is provided to men as well as women. Woman
drop-outs are more after their graduation and gave SECURITY as a reason for
started by Hema Bhanu (Mozilla Reps)
participants felt this as a great opportunity for them contributing to an open
source company being a student.
had a yummy lunch and back to the Lab for sessions. We divided the 200 Participants into two
were sent to Webmaker Lab. Hema Bhanu
handled the Localization Session
along with the support crew Bhargav and Maniraj.
handled by me (Ajay Kumar Jogawath, a
Webmaker Mentor) with the Support Crew of Bala, Vijay and Sonu. I started by asking how to create webpages,
Videos and how to hack or remix a website or webpage. Many answered that using
HTML, CSS and JS and yes they were right. Now I introduced the tools of
Webmaker to them
happy that using simple Webmaker tools they can create webpages by checking the
output on one side and source code on other side. Creating a Web Video
inserting the popping of the text, images and animations. Remixing the webpages
using the X-ray goggles and creating apps for Firefox OS using Appmaker tool.
Webmaker Mentor have showed them demos on each of the tool to everyone.
into the Webmaker Portal using persona and then start remixing the webpages
from the gallery section of Webmaker Portal.Here is the etherpad of the Webmaker Signups : https://etherpad.mozilla.org/womoz14
throughout the world and how they can be a part of Maker Party by attending,
organizing and collaborating with the events.
OS App Development. I (Ajay KumarJogawath) along with HemanthVidyamari in one track and SantoshViswanatham (Mozilla Reps) from Hyderabad and Bhargav Gupta (FSA) from
Warangal in another track delivered session on Firefox OS, followed by App
attendees gave a positive feedback saying that “Learnt New things just within
few hours”, “Creating Webpages using simple tools”, “Developing Apps is never
so easy” and many more.
then the closing ceremony with a dance on a song from Himmatwala “Naino Mein sapna sapno Mein sajna, sajna pe
dil aagaya, ha sajna pe dil aagaya” and all the participants, organizers,
staff and everyone made steps with one another on this song. I got a chance to make
few steps with the Director of the College Prof. P. Rangaiah.
Photo with all the participants, Volunteers, Organizers, Staff and everyone.
Flickr Link : https://www.flickr.com/photos/ajayjogawath/sets/72157646066686232/
Ajay Kumar Jogawath,
Telugu L10n Reviewer,