Special Thanks to FundClub for Helping to Raise $8,500!!

fundclub On behalf of Hypatia Software Organization I would like to extend a special thank you to the people at FundClub who were able to raise $8,500 USD for us!! We are extremely excited about this development, and cannot wait to begin the difficult, but important work ahead. These funds give us the ability to fully offer our services to homeless, and disenfranchised, trans women.

We are planning on using the funds assist Hypatia in some of the following core areas:

  • Streamlining and expanding the mentorship program
  • Emergency cash relief funds to assist in buying HRT, bus fare, etc.
  • Laptops for homeless / disenfranchised trans women
  • Public speaking
  • Overhead (eg. VPS, domains, service providers)
  • Assisting with internships
  • Creating job opportunities
Thanks again to the FundClubyou are an amazing group!

It is an honor to have be added to the ever growing list of organizations that you have helped empower though your good will.We at Hypatia will do our best to put these new funds to work, in the spirit that they were given.


The next steps will be decided at our weekly Membership Meetings, which currently are every Sunday at 5:00PM CST and last one hour.  If you would like to attend, please join the #member-meeting channel on the Slack Team. If you need to be invited to the Slack Team, please fill out either the Volunteer, or Benefits Application, and we will invite you as soon as we can.

Lisa Marie Maginnis

President/CEO
Hypatia Software Organization

NEW: Collaboration/Office Hours!

The board and staff have agreed upon hours of collaboration that works for most of us across the globe. I was able to decipher the best hours by using whenisgood.net.

Here’s what we came up with today, for our general collaboration/office hours:

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How’s Q1 of 2016 going?

Hello, Lillian here, I just wanted to give y’all an update! I just published our second newsletter (it’d been about a month since the last). I wanted to present a filtered/boiled down version here, plus there was a special announcement just for newsletter subscribers (more reason to subscribe to the newsletter!).

This post talks about big events, the startings of our board, how we’re doing on goals, two new projects, and some statistics!

Big notice: we will be hosting a public event (you’ll have to buy a ticket) in Minneapolis, Minnesota on International Women’s Day (March 8) of 2017! More information to come in a later blog post!

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