March 2015 Updates: Firefox Hello, Open Source, and more!

Featured Activities This Month

Month of February was filled with love – FSA love that is! We had our FIRST ever FSA Bootcamp in India in addition to many amazing events hosted by students around the world. Check out these activities and get inspired to do one of your own!

Join Say Hello Challenge & win!

FSA Firefox Hello

From now until March 10th, participate in the Say Hello Challenge and win some Firefox swag!

  1. Invite a friend or family to start a conversation.
  2. Once on, smile and take a screenshot selfie together.
  3. Post your photo online (Facebook or Twitter) with caption: “Just chatted with @(insert your friend’s name) using #FirefoxHello!
  4. Grab the post url and submit here.
  5. Repeat the steps with someone new!

More photos = more chances to win.

Learn about open source this March Office Hour!

FSA Office HourDo you have questions about the FSA Program? Are you new to the program and need some guidance? Join our monthly Office Hour to get the help you need!

This month, we invited a Firefox engineer to teach you about open source and how you can contribute (fixing bugs, writing code,making builds, etc.). For those of you who already understand this topic, this is still a great opportunity to see how you can best explain open source to others.
Submit your questions here:

Develop in the App of the Month Contest.

mozilla-marketplace-logo-finalDevelop a HTML5 app according to the monthly theme and the best app will snag a Very Splendid Swag Pack! More info & how to submit on the wiki.
March Theme:  About your City /Nearest Tourist City
  • Develop an app about the city you live in or a popular tourist city in your region. Add things such as its history, best places to visit, photos, and anything you can think of.
April Theme: Bus/Train Routes in your City
  • Getting around a city can be hard. Help people out by developing an app that shows the bus, train, or even bike routes in your city. Make transportation easy.

Want to teach other Ambassadors?

We’re encouraging all Ambassadors, new and existing, to create Teaching Kits on events you’ve hosted, activities that worked, and anything you think may help another students out. Examples below:

  • Personal Contribution Diary: Learn how to keep track of all your contributions as a Firefox Student Ambassador. Made by Deepak Upendra.
  • Kidzilla: Kidzilla is an event aimed at education children about the basics of Computers, internet and other tech topics in a fun and interactive manner. Made by Sathyabama Firefox Club.

A section on our wiki will be created to share these teaching kits. E-mail firefoxstudents[at]mozilla[dot]com with subject “Teaching Kit: –insert your title-” to submit.