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Amber Graner joined the [[Ubuntu]] community in early 2009, blogging her experiences as a new Ubuntu user. She wanted to put Ubuntu's "Linux for Human Beings" slogan to the test. That meant ignoring her live-in kernel hacker and using the same support routes every other user has, such as the forums and IRC. She was quickly pointed to the [[Ubuntu Women]] group and became active there.
 
 
In January 2010, the Ubuntu Community Council appointed her leader of the Ubuntu Women Project for a 6-month term<ref>https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-women/2010-January/002422.html</ref>. In April 2010 she became the chief editor for [https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuWeeklyNewsletter Ubuntu Weekly News]<ref>http://fridge.ubuntu.com/node/2014</ref>.
 
 
Amber conducts interviews and writes articles for both [http://ubuntu-user.com Ubuntu User Magazine] and for her [http://www.ubuntu-user.com/Online/Blogs/Amber-Graner-You-in-Ubuntu You in Ubuntu] blog on Ubuntu User's website.
 
 
She organized UbuCons at both [[Atlanta LinuxFest]] and [[Southeast LinuxFest]]. Additionally, she presented at [[Texas LinuxFest]] and [[Southeast LinuxFest]] in 2010.
 
 
She is also the technical reviewer for [http://books.google.com/books?id=pv7LorbSm6wC&printsec=frontcover&source=gbs_ge_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=false The Official Ubuntu Book] , 5th Edition, and Co-Author of the 6th and 7th Editions.
 
 
Amber was hired in Novemeber 2011 to be the [http://www.linaro.org/about/meet-the-team/amber-graner/ User Experience and Community Specialist] for [http://www.linaro.org/about/ Linaro, Ltd].
 
 
In 2012 Amber spoke at [http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/scale10x SCALE10x] giving talks on [http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/scale10x/presentations/mentoring-moments-creating-opportunities-success Mentoring Moments], an UPSCALE talk [http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/scale10x/events/upscale 0-Geek in 3 years] , and even spoke even gave an Introduction to Community talk during the Beginning Linux Session. Amber also opened the [http://www.indianalinux.org/cms/node/121 Indiana LinuxFest as the Keynote speaker] with Linux on Arm: The Next Revolution
 
 
== Links ==
 
* [http://akgraner.com Homepage]
 
* [http://amber.redvoodoo.org Old blog]
 
 
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[[Category:Women in Open Source]]
 

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