Senior Learning Architect,Belinda Lopez is a Senior Learning Architect and independent consultant in the training and development field. For the past decade she has helped create innovative learning solutions for everyone from preschoolers to astronauts. Before moving into the Open Source world, she was an Instructional Designer and Curriculum Developer in the Human Spaceflight Training program at NASAs Johnson Space Center. Prior to that amazing experience, she worked in the Center for Technology in Teaching & Learning at her alma mater, Rice University. Belinda has been following the Ubuntu Linux project for over a year, being drawn into the project by the potential to use Ubuntu in education and learning environments. She has since become active in the Ubuntu Womens Project and hopes to encourage others to become more active in the various Open Source communities.