[Owasp-leaders] Ties to Google? Support OWASP's Mentoring Effort!

Jason Li jason.li at owasp.org
Wed Mar 18 21:07:30 EDT 2009


Thanks to everyone who helped out, but sadly our application for
Google Summer of Code has been rejected.

Hopefully we'll have better luck next year!
--
-Jason Li-
-jason.li at owasp.org-



On Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 3:30 PM, Jason Li <jason.li at owasp.org> wrote:
> Thanks to all who have already replied.
>
> Any interested parties looking for context can reference this statement
> regarding our efforts to become a Google Summer of Code Mentoring
> Organization:
>
> http://docs.google.com/Doc?id=dd62v4jh_108pftq2cz
>
> There was a formal application process for Summer of Code mentoring
> organization applicants which we followed (see:
> http://socghop.appspot.com/document/show/program/google/gsoc2009/faqs#org_apply).
>
> In that sense, there's not much more we can do through that channel.
>
> Dinis' suggestion was to ask OWASP leaders to put in a good word for us - so
> I'll let him speak to the coordination of efforts.
>
> --
> -Jason Li-
> -jason.li at owasp.org-
>
>
> On Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 3:16 PM, Rex Booth <rex.booth at owasp.org> wrote:
>>
>> Great idea, though we should probably coordinate efforts rather than
>> reaching out randomly to our various contacts.  Do you have a target
>> division/person at Google or a list of people to whom we've already
>> reached out?  Does Google have a formal process for soliciting
>> sponsorships?
>>
>> Also, I hope to tap Google's federal sector for AppSec 09 sponsorship,
>> so I hope this sponsorship effort doesn't exhaust their tolerance for
>> OWASP support.
>>
>> Any thoughts on the above?
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Rex
>>
>>
>> Jason Li wrote:
>> > Leaders,
>> >
>> > The OWASP Global Projects Committee has submitted an application to
>> > participate in the Google Summer of Code as a mentoring organization.
>> >
>> > Our hope is that Google will help sponsor work on a number of OWASP
>> > Projects (to be determined by participants). As a mentoring
>> > organization, this opportunity would raise the level of OWASP's
>> > visibility to developers and other organizations around the world, as
>> > well as help supplement the OWASP Season of Code projects.
>> >
>> > The Global Projects Committee would like to ask that any leaders with
>> > contacts at Google to put in a good word for OWASP's application as a
>> > Google Summer of Code mentoring organization!
>> >
>> > Feel free to direct any questions to me.
>> > --
>> > -Jason Li-
>> > -jason.li <http://jason.li>@owasp.org-
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>> >
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>> --
>> Rex Booth
>> Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
>> rex.booth at owasp.org
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