Where are they now? The Participants of the 2006 Women's Summer Outreach Program
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"What did you accomplish as part of your WSOP project. Who was
your mentor? Did your work get incorporated into the module you
"Fernanda Foertter: I started graduate school that very summer
so WSOP did more for me learning than I was able to finish. I
learned a lot about GUI programming and helped me land a job after
grad school! Chris Ball was my mentor and he was a great mentor!
Unfortunately I couldn’t finish my work in time, so it did
not get incorporated into the module.
"Monia Ghobadi: The project that I worked on was called
Gnome-Screen: Integration of Gnome Terminal and GNU screen. Behdad
Esfahbod and Chris Ball were my two incredibly cool mentors.
Unfortunately my work did not get incorporated into the module yet.
I keep giving people my patch here and there and I had a chat with
Behdad on resuming my work. Cecilia Gonzalez-Alvarez: My project
was the optimization of the switch of components (mail, contacts,
calendar, tasks, memos) in Evolution. The time of switching
increased exponentially with the number of switches done (almost 2
seconds after 200 switches). I profiled the application, analyzed
the code and detected and solved the bug responsible of that
behavior. My mentor was Federico
"Mena-Quintero. I think my work got incorporated into the
module... Federico did the update on the CVS."