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RISC-V Advocates support RISC-V progress through global promotion and engagement. See requirements to apply below, please apply here by January 15, 2024.

Watch the recording of our live Q&A to learn more about the program!

Advocates are RISC-V enthusiasts who work together with RISC-V International to ensure global momentum and adoption. Successful advocates include engineering students and early stage adopters who are passionate about sharing their knowledge and love of RISC-V with the community. 

The program will officially launch in 2024 and will require an annual application, full details on how you qualify below. Applications for the 2024 program are open now and will close January 15, 2024. Individuals who are accepted into the program will be notified by January 31, 2024. This program runs on a calendar year.

RISC-V Advocates are individuals passionate about RISC-V and dedicated to growing and engaging the RISC-V community. The RISC-V Advocate Program empowers community members with tools and resources to:

  • Expand their role in working on RISC-V
  • Educate a local community on the RISC-V mission and technical aspects
  • Engage RISC-V member participation and community growth

Attributes of advocates: Passionate about sharing their knowledge and love of RISC-V. Ability to engage others in their local community and support the ecosystem through direct contributions. 

Pre-Requirements to become a RISC-V Advocate:

  • Member of RISC-V International (Individual or organizational membership)
  • Currently engaged in the RISC-V community as a contributor, blogger, speaker, etc. Contributes a minimum of one blog post or video per year
  • Host 2 local RISC-V community events per year
  • Passed the RVFA Certification
  • Participate and contribute to a working group of your choice
  • Promotes RISC-V on social media
  • Help the local community learn more about RISC-V
  • Annual application

Benefits of becoming a RISC-V Advocate:

  • Digital badge to use on social media and email signature
  • Recognition on the RISC-V Advocate website page 
  • Letter signed by RISC-V CEO stating your participation and commitment to the RISC-V community
  • Publication of your blogs on and promotion through RISC-V social media channels
  • Discounts for training and certification. 
  • SWAG 

RISC-V Advocates hold the title for 1 year, running from February – January. We review applications yearly in January and the following year’s advocates are notified by the end of January.

We are focused on creating a group of Advocates that meet all our requirements and represent our community and geographical diversity. 

Questions? Reach out to local (at) riscv (dot) org

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