Workshop on GNU/Linux from scrach

A workshop on GNU/Linux from scrach was conducted on 10th and 11th of October 2015 in SPACE. About 13 students from College of engineering Trivandrum  participated in this event. On the first day they build tools for compilation by using host system and on the second day they build and install various packages. During these two days of workshop they attempted to build an entire GNU/Linux system from its source code.

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1st HackerSPACE training program

1st HackerSPACE training program is successfully completed this month. Two months long Python training program started in Dec 2014. 8 girls successfully completed the training program. ZestyBeanz Technologies provided financial support for the training program. Training was lead by Dr Lalitha Prasad, former Head of Corporate Learning Centre, Tata Consultancy Services, Trivandrum. Experts from ZestyBeanz and SPACE also gave lectures to the participants.

IGNITE International Girls Hackathon event held at SPACE FEB 13-16, 2015

SPACE-KERALA, in partnership with Global Fund for Women, led the IGNITE International Girls Hackathon event, organized by Global Fund for Women, in India - one of the hackathon event locations, at SPACE, Kerala on February 13-16, 2015. Four different teams of girl coders joined their hands to contribute their talent, ideas, and creativity to build real world solutions to a critical challenge facing women and girls: access to safe spaces.They came up with a prototype of a website and an application that addresses the challenge of giving girls more and better access to safe spaces.

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SPACE-KERALA teams up with Global Fund for Women on the IGNITE International Girls

Hackathon to give girls more and better access to “safe spaces” globally SPACE-KERALA is thrilled to partner with Global Fund for Women on the IGNITE International Girls Hackathon to bring together girl coders from around the world. We are leading the India Hackathon event February 14-15, where girls will contribute their talent, ideas, and creativity to build real world solutions to a critical challenge facing women and girls: access to safe spaces.

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Inauguration of Accessible Computing Facility for Visually Challenged Students at Thiruvananthapuram

On January 14th, 2015, an Orca-enabled GNU/Linux lab for visually challenged students was inaugurated by Kerala’s Minister for Social Welfare Dr.M.K.Muneer at GCTE, Thycaud, Thiruvananthapuram. Lab was setup with the technical support from SPACE. During the function visually challenged Orca trainer C.N.Sukumaran demonstrated how the screen reader is being used.

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