📣 Special Invitation: Weekly PDM Call for All GSoC Participants

Hello GSoC Champions!

Hope everyone is thriving and enjoying the exhilarating journey of contributing to our cause at OpenMRS! :openmrs:

Our regular Professional Development Management (PDM) calls have been a great way for us to connect, communicate and cooperate as a community. This week, we’ve got something special planned for our next PDM call happening on 2023-06-12T14:30:00Z.

We’re extending a special invitation to all our Google Summer of Code (GSoC) mentors and students to join us in this week’s call. Here’s what you can look forward to:

  1. Community Catch-Up: Let’s reconnect and share our progress! It’s been amazing to see the creativity and dedication everyone has been bringing to their respective projects.
  2. GSoC Journey Review: We will discuss our ongoing GSoC journey, celebrate our achievements, and chart out our future course.
  3. Bonding Period Reflections: We’re keen to hear about your experiences during the community bonding period. Every story, challenge, and triumph matters to us!
  4. Open Forum: Have questions? Suggestions? Bring them on! Let’s address them and enhance our understanding to pave a smoother path ahead.

Participating in this call will not only allow us to make more informed decisions but also help you network and learn from some of the most experienced minds in the field. Remember, your voice can make a significant impact!

Do mark your calendars and be ready to share your unique perspectives with us.

Time: 2023-06-12T14:30:00Z.
Link: Launch Meeting - Zoom

Looking forward to an insightful session full of learning and fun! See you there! :raised_hands:

P.S. If you have topics or questions you’d like to discuss during the call, feel free to reply to this post. Let’s make the most of our time together!

cc: @kdaud @jennifer @erica @deb @randila @jexsie @lumuchris256 @wikumc @elonshubham @mherman22 @ayushmishra @thembo42 @anjisvj @vasharma05 @hadijah315 @piumal1999 @rishabh997 @abertnamanya @heshan @kumuditha @dennis @ibacher @dkayiwa @jnsereko


Exciting @jayasanka

Keeping motivated with up to speed momentum


How do you balance learning new technologies or frameworks as part of your GSoC project while also delivering on project milestones within the given timeframe ?


Hello there, This a quick reminder that our special Professional Development Management (PDM) call is happening in just 20 minutes! We’re excited to hear about your experiences and progress, and we look forward to addressing any questions or concerns you might have. Don’t forget to join us as we connect, reflect, and plan our next steps for the GSoC program. Remember, your insights are vital to the growth and success of our community. See you all in 20! Here’s the call link: Launch Meeting - Zoom

Hello there,

Thank you all for attending our special Professional Development Management (PDM) call that took place yesterday. It was indeed a pleasure to catch up with everyone, discuss our journey in the Google Summer of Code (GSoC) program, and lay the groundwork for the path ahead.

For those who couldn’t join us, or those wishing to revisit the session, the recording of the call is now available: June 12, 2023 PDM recording.

Our conversation doesn’t need to end here. You are welcome to continue the discussion, share your thoughts, or ask any questions on our #gsoc Slack channel. Your engagement and contribution are what make our community vibrant and productive.

As a reminder, our PDM calls are a recurring event, taking place every Monday at 14:30 UTC. We encourage you all to mark your calendars and join these calls to stay updated and contribute to our collective mission.

Looking forward to more insightful interactions! :tada: