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Ms. Thaney is an open advocate and Senior Fellow at Mozilla. Most recently she served as the Director of Mozilla Leadership Networks at the Mozilla Foundation, overseeing community-based programs in science, learning, advocacy, Internet of Things, and women and web literacy. She also founded and directed Mozilla's first science program–the Mozilla Science Lab– empowering thousands of researchers, developers, and librarians to collaborate through fellowships, open source, and project-based learning.


We were gratified to receive more than 100 120 applications for the DuraSpace Business Development Manager position. Interviews are underway for the person who will cultivate and deepen relationships and partnerships to elevate our organization’s profile, and to expand the services it offers. I hope look forward to introduce introducing the new Business Development Manager at the DuraSpace Summit next monthsoon.

The 2017 Membership Campaign kicks off in April. As current members you will be emailed information prior to your renewal date. We value and appreciate your continued financial support, which is critical to advance the DSpace, Fedora, and VIVO open source software projects. While DuraSpace proudly provides these applications for free for anyone to use, our projects rely on your membership dollars to pay for the staff who provide technical leadership, direct strategic planning, organize community outreach, and coordinate timely software releases.