[Ambassadors] How to be a Mentor?

Joerg Simon jsimon at fedoraproject.org
Sat Oct 30 07:32:19 UTC 2010

Am 30.10.2010 01:51, schrieb Igor Pires Soares:
> IMHO the mentoring process as it is established today is a really good
> way to drive new ambassadors into the right direction. Nevertheless the
> process of selecting new mentors doesn't seem follow the dynamics of our
> community. We lack mentors in some regions, the process is too slow.
> What actually happens is that new ambassadors recognize more experienced
> ambassadors as their mentors, although these ambassadors aren't "formal"
> mentors. That happens all the time in regional mailing lists or even
> here.

yes and/or because they know them personally - i encourage this and
Ambassadors like Yaakov, Bert or Pierros are doing mentoring work
together with formal mentors several times. I also suggested this to you
as a start, when we spoke about new brazil mentors.

> As Neville pointed out, mentors aren't higher rank ambassadors. So we
> just need to help who needs to be helped and get the job done. The
> process could be improved in some regions taking in consideration our
> local diversities and I believe we will get there, we just need to keep
> improving things continuously.


Joerg (kital) Simon
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