Greeting Fedora, group leaders, and community!
My name is Tegan-Jean Hillman, I also go by Mouse. I live in Mid-Michigan, which is part
of the United States eastern timezone. I am a 35-year-old transgender women. I am
currently a culinary student, but has also worked in group homes and as basic home care,
specializing in nutrition and physical/mental developmental disabilities.
I have been using Linux since the end of my junior year of high school when a very well
known operating system crashed on my computer right before my final exams. Furthermore, I
have been a frequent distro-hopper during that time, with most of that time being in
Debian based systems because of the laptop I was using. Though I always find myself coming
back to Fedora every few years. The few recent editions though have really impressed me. I
have also started to move deeper into interactions with a few other users and have really
enjoyed the interaction of the community. It really is somewhere I would like to consider
my home distro from here on out. This has only grown as I have read the welcome
information, and have seen how you are trying to live up to the Four Foundations.
I have always pretty much just been a desktop user, with very few reasons to move onto the
server side of things. I use Gnome 3 and KDE Plasma pretty much equally. Recently I have
tried to learn a little coding, though I am not far past the hello world side of Python.
This is also the first time I have volunteered to a project such as fedora. I think it
would be best to start at something like 2-4 hours a week until I learn my way around
I really love that here is a diversity team and really have interest in helping there. I
think my previous training can be helpful in terms of accessibility and helping to find
ways to make Fedora a more inclusive and welcoming space for all. I also would enjoy
writing the things that fedora is working, or has worked on, especially in the context of
the Foundations. I am sure there are other areas I would be willing to help in if
discovered, and will continue as I learn even more about Fedora.
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