I am Priyanka Nag, a post graduate student from Pune. A woman in Open Source community, keen about development oriented work. Wikipedia editing is more of a hobby and passion for me than any responsibility. Presently am perusing my Masters in Computer Applications from Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research, an institute under Symbiosis International University.
I am involved with a few Open Source Community as well like Mozilla and Drupal. Though am a developer, am more passionate towards technical documentation and Software Architecture Designing that pure hard code coding. Am a blogger my hobby and writing is my passion. Being a Wikipedia editor is also to quench my thirst of writing. Presently I am a MediaWiki intern under Outreach Program for Women.
I have chosen to work on a project with Wikimedia. The name of the project is Documenting noteworthy local templates in which I am being mentored by Amir E. Aharoni. As a small contribution to the project, I have done a documentation on how to import a feature present in Russian Wikipedia page into other Wikipedia page. It was a great learning, as being a first timer, I wasn't very perfect in the first go. Amir is very helpful as a mentor and I am hoping to learn a lot more working under him.
I have made small contribution in several FOSS projects like editing,creating and translating Wikipedia pages in English and Bengali. I have also worked on several Mozilla tools like Thimble, Webmaker etc. Presently I am also involved in some translation work for Firefox OS.
Other than that, I was also a participant in The Great Mind Challenge 2011 which was organised by IBM. All these projects are fun to work on. Mainly working on any FOSS project is great experience because at any moment if I am stuck, I always end up finding several people all ready to help and I end up learning so much new stuff and also making new friends through these communications.