It is with sorrow that we announce the passing away of Mrs Prossie Odong Lubowa, a promising Computer Systems Engineer and Ugandan member of the AfChix Africa Group. She passed away on the 8th of October 2012. She leaves behind a 3 week old baby boy and husband.
Prossie joined the then Linux Chix Africa Uganda Chapter in 2006. She continued to participate in various activities. She was a remarkable young woman and we remember her for her pro-activeness.
Some of you will remember her participation in the LinuxChix Africa Workshop in Nairobi, Kenya which was held from 12-16 March 2007.
Prossie was also part of the AfNOG workshop that took place in Rabat, Morocco in 2008. She actively participated in celebrating Software Freedom days in Uganda and mentored a number of women in the field of computer science / information technology.
Prossie was laid to rest at her home in Mbuya, Uganda on the 10th of October 2012.
If you wish to pass your condolence messages please visit this blog that has been set up in honour of Prossie: Please click here
May Prossie’s soul rest in perfect peace.
Ms Nodumo Dhlamini