Shahid Ali Farooqui

शाहिद अली फारुकी شاہد علی پھاركي


Office Hours: 20.00 - 22.00 Hours (IST)

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(I would love to interact you, I am mostly available on Hangout during the mentioned time. However, you can send me an e-mail to schedule a session for text chat or video call or phone call at the time with mutual convenience.

I am a Community Builder and a FOSS activist. I love to use and promote FOSS. I am part of FOSS promotion drive in our country.

I am currently working with Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata, India. Prior to my current assignment, I worked for IIT Bombay as Research Fellow. I was part of "Spoken Tutorial" Project at IIT Bombay. As part of the project, we used to create and promote FOSS tutorials which includes tutorials on Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird. Using spoken tutorials, we use to conduct workshop on various FOSS system across country.

I mentored Campus Ambassador Program, Spoken Tutorial Project at IIT Bombay.

Functional Area as Mozillian: Community Building, Localization, Webmaker, Mozilla Science Lab

Mozilla Community India: Part of various Task-Force in Mozilla community India.

Past Events
Event Date Role
Mozilla l10n Hindi Marathi & Gujarati Meetup 2018 01 Sep 2018 Rep attendee
Virtual Reality @ Inquivesta Science Festival - IISER 02 Feb 2018 Rep attendee
Explore WebVR 14 Jan 2018 Mozilla's presence organizer
Mozilla Hindi & Marathi Community Meet-up 2017 21 Jan 2017 Rep attendee
One Web 02 Oct 2016 Mozilla's presence organizer
One_Web 17 Jul 2016 Mozilla's presence organizer
One Web 03 Jul 2016 Mozilla's presence organizer
ReMo Leadership Meetup 2016 14 Apr 2016 Rep attendee
FOSS @ Academician 26 Mar 2016 Mozilla's presence organizer
Hack in the North 25 Mar 2016 Mozilla's presence organizer